• Two-year diploma program
  • September entry date
  • Annual Application deadline: February 28
  • Laptop delivery (buy your own laptop)
  • Exchange District Campus (formerly Princess Street Campus), Winnipeg
  • Four specializations: Advertising & Marketing Communications, Journalism, Media Production, Public Relations & Communications Management
  • Work experience: two three-week industry placements   
  • Joint diploma/degree option with the University of Winnipeg
  • Credit transfer opportunities: Athabasca University
  • International applicants please visit Academic Program, Dates and Fees for a listing of programs for international students, current availability and online application instructions


Creative Communications prepares you for a career in advertising and marketing communications, broadcasting, media production, journalism, public relations and communications management. The program gives you the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain an entry-level position in this wide range of communication-based jobs. 

In addition to the areas listed above, students may also take courses in digital media design for print and web, visual storytelling, creative writing, business communications, social media strategy, data analytics and brand marketing.

During your course work, you will work in a media production studio, a Foley/sound recording studio, sound editing suites as well as other dedicated lab spaces.

Watch the Creative Communications program video at the following link: https://playenullr.vimeo.com/video/138229405

Indigenous Manitobans may be interested in learning about the Red River College Polytechnic Indigenous Education Pathway to Business, Creative Communications and Digital Technology Programs before applying to Creative Communications. Pathway to Business, Creative Communications and Digital Technology is a nine-month preparatory and exploratory program that provides Indigenous Manitobans with the skills and supports to transition into selected RRC Polytech programs by increasing academic, personal, social and financial readiness. More information about this program can be found at https://www.rrc.ca/indigenous/pathway-to-business-creative-communications-digital-technology/.

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