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Professional Communication

Develop communication skills that will help you in any career field. Use new media to solve the problems of professional communication. Study copy editing and learn how professional writers conduct research. Graduate with a competitive advantage that will make you stand out to potential employers.

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional


  • Communications coordinator
  • Community outreach worker
  • Curriculum planner
  • Editor
  • Government or public service professional
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Librarian or archivist
  • Market researcher
  • Program manager
  • Proposal writer
  • Social media manager
  • Student services officer
  • Technical or creative writer


This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies. You can declare your minor after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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