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How to apply

Step 1: Participate in our Information Session

Step 2: Application Form

  • We are no longer accepting applications for the upcoming cohort, but you may complete our Waitlist Form to be on our waitlist. We are hoping to have a new cohort in the new year. Stay tuned!

Step 3: Submit your documents

The credential assessment must show post-secondary education equivalent to undergraduate degree or professional designation/diploma in media and communications in Canada (e.g. journalism, broadcast media, film/television/video/new media production, communications, public relations etc.). Candidates with education and experience not in media and communications but in a related field must provide BEMC with substantial evidence of relevant training and work experience in media and communications (supporting evidence might be required, such as work samples, employment letters, etc.).

  • Résumé and cover letter: In the cover letter, applicants should write about their reasons for applying to the program, their career expectations and anything else they feel is relevant to the application.
  • Proof of previous employment in the field of media and communications (outside of Canada and the US) – Applicants have two options for documentation:

Submit employment verification letter(s) from work supervisors in the country of origin (or elsewhere, outside of Canada), that confirms the applicant’s ability to do meaningful work in the field of media and communications.

The letters must include:

  1. Employer’s official letterhead
  2. Reference’s name, position and contact information
  3. The period of employment
  4. A detailed description of responsibilities[1].

Please note: The BEMC Program reserves the right to request an Employment History Verification Check if the reference letters were found to provide insufficient information.


  • If the applicant is unable to produce a letter of employment verification due to circumstances not in his/her control (e.g., the organization no longer exists, conflict zone, etc.), the applicant will submit a sworn affidavit with a detailed description of previous employment in the field.
  • A valid English language assessment document/report showing sufficient language skills (across all four language domains – reading, writing, listening, speaking)
  • CLBPT – score of 7
  • CELPIP – score of 7
  • TOEFL score of 80
  • IELTS score of 6.5
  • CELBAN score of 7
  • Evidence of eligibility to work in Ontario – Immigration documentation may include one of the following: refugee claim document, convention refugee status, permanent residence card, citizenship card.

Step 4: Application Review

Set up an appointment with the Administrative Coordinator ( or 647-812-1322) to review your documents and make sure everything is in place. If you are found eligible to proceed with the intake process, a $100 non-refundable registration fee will be required to cover the cost of the written assessment and interview.

Step 5: Admission Process

After the registration fee is paid, you will be invited to attend a 4 hour written assessment. This assessment will evaluate your professional communication skills.

If your written assessment indicates sufficient communication skills, you will be invited to an interview with our Admissions Committee.

Step 6: Offer of Admission

Based on this screening process, you will either be offered Admission to the program or invited to speak to us about other, more suitable opportunities for you.

If your written assessment indicates sufficient communication skills, you will be invited to an interview with our Admissions Committee.

Apply for the program using our online Application Form.
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