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Communication, Media & Film

  • Communication, Media & Film
  • Concurrent Communication, Media & Film (BA)/BEd
  • Drama & Communication, Media & Film
  • Visual Arts & Communication, Media & Film (Studio Arts)
  • Visual Arts & Communication, Media & Film (Film Production & Media Arts)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts & Science
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Admission Requirements & Program Highlights

Be at the centre of exploring the dynamic changes in our increasingly complex media landscape as well as the broader implications of contemporary and emergent technologies. Our program blends theory and practice, and teaches you the skills necessary to interpret and critically engage our media-saturated world and to create film and video productions in a range of formats.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Graduates of this program will receive two degrees (BA and BEd) and will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge for teaching Communications Technology in the English language school system and fulfill the requirements for recommendation for certification to the Ontario College of Teachers.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required. Admission to first year only.

75%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Admission to first year only.

75%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Admission to first year only.

75%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required. Admission to first year only.

75%

Gain both knowledge and experience in this dynamic and flexible double-major program that may include courses in set and costume design, video, film, theatre production, theatre history, and performance. Prepare for a career in acting, directing, teaching (with additional studies), among others.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

This option combines a foundation in artistic skills with an analysis of contemporary media institutions and film production practices.

Admission Requirements (with/without Thesis)

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

This option provides you with a solid foundation and sophisticated understanding of the theories, contexts, and technical knowledge required to create artistic and skillful film and video productions in a range of formats.

Admission Requirements (with/without Thesis)

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%

If you’re a highly motivated student who wants knowledge and skills that will familiarize you with the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, this elite program is for you. Design your program to match your interests and career aspirations. From here, consider a graduate program, professional school (medicine, optometry, dentistry, occupational therapy, naturopathic medicine, law, MBA, pharmacy), or teaching.

Admission Requirements (with/without Thesis)

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U, MHF4U, and two from SBI4U, SCH4U, or SPH4U required. MCV4U strongly recommended.

80%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Advanced Functions, and two from Grade 12 Biology, Grade 12 Chemistry, or Grade 12 Physics required. Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended.

80%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Advanced Functions, and two from Grade 12 Biology, Grade 12 Chemistry, or Grade 12 Physics required. Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors strongly recommended.

80%

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English, Grade 12 Math, two of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Physics. Calculus strongly recommended.

80%

Functional Knowledge

  • Assessing and appreciating the respective functional and sociocultural roles of various media and communications technologies
  • Identifying, interpreting, and communicating key issues relevant to the digital world and contemporary media landscape
  • Creating a variety of media products using appropriate professional methodology and equipment
  • Understanding semiotics and the language of images
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various public and private media organizations and stakeholders
  • Deploy a variety of research methods to understand media institutions, media text/artifacts, and media audiences

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With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that's sure to set you on a journey to a future you'll be proud of.

Explore Opportunities

Explore a selection of recommended opportunities for students in this program. Below you'll find many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.

HIP

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration.

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Career Planning

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation. It is a fluid, dynamic, and continuous process, meaning you can move on or return to an earlier stage at any time. You can even work through simultaneous cycles, like one for your long-term dream job and another for a summer job.

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Build your Skills and Experience

Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.

Academics

Curriculum

Courses of study specific to each program

Co-Curriculum

Co-Curriculum

Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)

Extracurriculum

Extracurriculum

Activities falling outside of the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics


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Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won't want to leave.

Visit UWindsor

Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won't want to leave.

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Life After Graduation

90.2%

Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion
(OUGS Humanities, 2014)

84

Number of Communication, Media & Film Graduates (2017)

Common Industries for Communication, Media & Film Graduates

  • Academia and research
  • Advertising, marketing, strategic communications
  • Business: Research and analysis, human resources, project management
  • Education: Advising, counselling, corporate training
  • Government: Research and policy development
  • Media production and journalism
  • Public relations
  • Social service and community agencies

Career Tracks*

  • Account manager
  • Administrative assistant
  • Advertising creative director
  • Business advisor
  • Communication strategist
  • Copywriter
  • Digital technician
  • Director of communications
  • Event planner
  • Industry instructor
  • Journalist
  • Marketing manager
  • Media planner
  • Operations director
  • Policy analyst
  • Producer/director
  • Production specialist
  • Project manager
  • Public relations manager
  • Radio/TV announcer
  • Reporter
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Sales manager
  • Social media co-ordinator
  • Sound technician
  • Teacher
  • Video editor
  • Web designer
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* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.

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