About Seneca College
Seneca offers more than an education. With campuses throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca’s size and diversity give students the advantage of partnerships with industry leaders, the latest in hands-on computer technology, a variety of class sizes, and full-time, part-time and continuing education options. Education should be flexible and accessible, so Seneca also employs various methods of teaching – from in-class lectures and online learning to co-op and field placements – in programs related to applied arts, business, financial services and technology.
This two-year diploma program will expose you to the different aspects of advertising communications including strategic planning, concept development, digital content creation and management, copywriting, art direction, account management, applied research and public relations.
You will be challenged to be a creative and imaginative thinker, strong-willed, and a superior writer with solid interpersonal skills.
Each semester of this program offers a building-block process with fundamentals and real-life experiences delivered by industry expert professors and advertising agency partners to nurture and inspire your creativity. Throughout each semester, you will also have opportunities to develop and present full-fledged ad campaigns.
In the second year, you will have an opportunity to pick between the creative or strategic streams depending on your career interest. Along with specializing in portfolio development, personal branding, and digital and mobile planning. The program will also offer you an opportunity to attend New York Advertising Week. You will become a part of the advertising industry with agency tours, meet with the industry leaders and begin the challenge of marketing yourself.
In recent years, our students have won gold, silver and bronze awards in national competitions such as the Advertising Educators Association of Canada Student Competition, The Grip Limited Juicer and the Cossette Communication Grow-Op. Other international awards won by graduates include the Cannes Lion Advertising Festival, Marketing Magazine, CASSIES, Clio Awards, New York Festivals and London International Awards.