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Bachelor of Communication (BCMM)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity

Calgary Journal — contribute articles to MRU's flagship publication, distributed online and city-wide

International opportunities — take part in an international field school or exchange program

Personal — If you enroll in MRU's Journalism program, you will know and work closely with your professors

Work experience — graduate with work experience in your field

Journalists tell stories in the public interest. Learn how to keep the world informed by producing media content in your coursework and studying communication theory. Practice structuring information for different audiences and produce multimedia projects to a high standard as you gain new skills in gathering information, interviewing, writing, editing, reporting, photography, digital design and online delivery.

Career possibilities

  • Multimedia journalist
  • News reporter and editor
  • Social media specialist
  • Communications manager
  • Advocacy communicators
  • Policy researchers
  • Podcast producer
  • Documentary maker

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by a recruitment officer.

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School of Communication Studies

Mount Royal is pleased to offer four Bachelor of Communication degrees, including majors in Broadcast Media Studies, Information Design, Journalism and Public Relations.

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