Be prepared to take on tomorrow by acquiring the knowledge and developing skills for the fastest growing global sectors of technology and media at the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT). Through the CCIT program, you harness the potential of emerging technologies to design and create. In the Digital Enterprise Management program, you anticipate and solve organizational issues by incorporating the most effective technologies. As a Professional Writing and Communication student, you unleash the power of narrative to tell the stories of our times.
The programs offered by the ICCIT provide you with unique educational experience through a rich set of courses that range across a variety of disciplines and allow you to take advantage of the exceptional research and teaching resources at U of T Mississauga.
"Some of my favourite classes have been the internship courses I've taken through my Professional Writing & Communication major. It was an incredible opportunity to apply everything that I've been learning in my courses to the real world. "
- Meagan Enciso, 4th year, Professional Writing & Communication and Sociology
Programs & Requirements
OUAC Program Code: TMC
Approximate Competitive Average: Mid to high 70s (based on six Grade 12 "U" or "M" courses, including English (ENG4U) or equivalent)
Program Course Prerequisites: Prerequisites vary depending on program. Please select a program below to view course prerequisites.
Note: Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee you admission to the University. Admission is subject to space availability and competition.
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The Professional Experience Certificate in Digital Media, Communication and Technology program provides eligible students the opportunity to integrate two paid work placements into their ICCIT program of study.
Have Your Writing Published
The Professional Writing department annually publishes two journals--Mindwaves and Compass. These journals contain high-quality non-fiction pieces collected from the UTM community.
Students can participate in the ICCIT Internship Program. Each placement increases knowledge, ethical awareness, professionalism and work portfolio in preparation for graduate school and/or employment.