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Communication for Professionals
Advanced Communication for Professionals-Certificate
Advanced Communication for Professionals-Certificate

Advanced Communication for Professionals-Certificate

  • ID:FC10006
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Week:$237.38
  • LivingFee/Week:$31.25
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$104.49
  • TuitionFee/Week:$237.38
  • LivingFee/Week:$31.25
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$104.49
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree

  • OR

  • Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above*

  • Note:

    • Applicants may be required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience.

  English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. 

  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with a score of 70 in writing, reading and speaking and a score of 60 in listening, with test results within the last two years

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years

  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years

  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years

  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

Course Information

Advanced Communication for Professionals is offered to international students only.

In today's increasingly digitally-connected and knowledge-based economy, communication skills are crucial for professional success across a wide array of sectors.

Advanced Communication for Professionals is an Ontario College Graduate Certificate program that supports learners and professionals in further developing their written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

Canadian employers are increasingly emphasizing the importance of these skills for hiring and promotion; this program therefore cultivates excellence in workplace communication, interpersonal communication, writing and reports, and project development. Graduates will enjoy enhanced employability and advancement potential.

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 Level 1

  • Take all of the following Mandatory courses:

  • COMM-6029, Communication Literacy & Ethics, 4, ,

  • COMM-6019, Advanced Professional Communication, 3, ,

  • COMM-6034, Reading, Writing & Audience Analysis-Adv, 4, ,

  • MGMT-6089, Leadership & Management Fundamentals, 3, ,

  • PSYC-6005, Comm Psychology for Professionals, 4, ,

  • PSYC-6006, Conflict Management, 4, ,

  • COMM-6030, Editing for Professional Documents-Adv, 4, ,

  • COMM-6031, Writing for the Web, 4, ,

  • MGMT-6061, Agile Project Development, 3, ,

  • COMM-6032, Professional Presentations, 4, ,

  • RSCH-6001, Navigating the Research Landscape, 3, ,

  • COMM-6033, Reports-Adv, 4, ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates of Advanced Communication for Professionals will possess in-demand transferable skills that are desirable across all employment sectors and that enhance graduates’ advancement potential. In particular, career opportunities exist in the following fields: business, finance, health care, information technology, management, and technology.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 835.98 CAD

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