Study Social Media Marketing in Vancouver (Study + Internship)


Study Social Media Marketing at Canadian College in Vancouver
and learn the latest social media marketing skills

The Social Media Marketing Program is a two year program (8 semesters) designed to provide student a broad knowledge on various Social Media platforms and tools, campaigns and how to create engaging brands and flourishing communities.

Canadian College

Canadian College, is a private accredited professional career college located in beautiful Canadian-College-Logo-Square-Colordowntown Vancouver. These programs provide industry certifications recognized by national and international associations. This Social Media Marketing program provides a paid professional internship along with quality education, taught by qualified professionals in small class sizes.  Accelerate your career with professional, academic and practical education in Canada with this combination study and work program in Vancouver. International students will have a chance to:

  • Connect education with hands-on Canadian business experience
  • Earn industry certification
  • Improve business skills in an English-speaking environment

Why Study Social Media Marketing in Vancouver?

This two-year program is an integral component of Social Media Marketing Diploma program with Co-op training in an English speaking business environment. The study Social Media Marketing program will introduce the students to a variety of social media campaign and services, and they will become familiar with social media tools. After finishing first two semesters, students will practice their new skills in their first 6-month co-op training. Completing the first internship will allow the students to return to the college for the next semester of study. As students complete this course they will strengthen their management, marketing and language skills. Students of the Social Media Marketing in Vancouver Program can benefit in many ways:

  • Hands-on industry experience
  • Learn to develop professional social marketing campaigns
  • Knowledgeable faculty with relevant experience
  • Gain valuable knowledge that reflects the most current practices
Co-op Training

The Social Media Marketing Co-op is an integral component of Social Media Marketing Diploma program with Co-op as it provides students with essential real-world work experience in a Canadian English speaking business environment. The Co-op is designed to provide the students with two semesters of solid studies in their initial entry to the college. This is to effectively arm them with soft skill tools necessary for a quality six months (520 Hours) Co-op with a Canadian organization.

Completing the initial first Co-op after six months (520 Hours) will allow the students to return to the college for the next Semester (240 Hours) of study before they enter their next six month (2nd) Co-op Term (520 Hours) prior to returning for their Final semester (240 Hours) of study, graduating and returning to their home countries armed with the necessary tools and training they need for their future careers.

After students return to their home country, the combination of Western Canadian Diploma together with the Co-op experience will not only make them more competitive on the job market, but it will also provide them experience and understanding of the business and cultural nuances. This kind of experience can only be gained from a prolonged hands-on experience. Bellow, students can find the list of courses they’ll be attending during their studies.


Course name Short Description
Marketing Designed to provide the student with an overview of the marketing concept and how it can be applied to any type of organization or service. Students also learn how key marketing concepts, principles, and theories can help marketers make effective decisions.
e-Commerce 1 This course provides students with the fundamental principles of planning and developing a successful on-line business.
e-Commerce 2 In this follow up of e-Commerce 1, students will be introduced to the comprehensive user-centered design process to create easy to use, and user centric websites.
PhotoShop 1 Photoshop is a critical graphics tool that is necessary for every online professional. Mastering this tool can assist a social media marketer- significantly increasing their graphics focused skillset
PhotoShop 2 Further improvement of the knowledge gained in PhotoShop 1
Introduction to Social Media This course provides an overview of the concept know as social media. This course explores the development, trends and tools that are assisting organizations to better connect with their audiences.
Business Computers 1 This course is the first part of an introduction to the computer skills required in business today. It provides the student with an introduction to computer file management and Microsoft Word.
Business Computers 2 This course will introduce and further develop Microsoft Excel skills that the student will need use in subsequent semesters and in the business world. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to prepare tables and graphs, use input fields, understand and be able to use Microsoft Excel insert functions and specialized functions.
Business Law This course presents the basic legal principles of carrying out international business. It covers the legal implications of international business activities, discusses the legal aspects related to intellectual property, contract liability and responsibility and so on.
PM Fundamentals This course introduces students to the framework information of project management. The terminology, processes, and knowledge areas of project management are defined to establish a basis upon which participants can develop and grow their project management knowledge, skills and attitudes.
Operations Management 1 This course introduces the learner to the operations management profession. An operations manager is concerned with the planning, decision-making and actions required to produce and deliver the organization’s goods and/or services
Social Media Campaign 1 Social Media Campaign 1 introduces students to the key elements in creating engaging brands and flourishing communities.
Measuring Social Media Just like a regular marketing campaign, social media efforts also need to be measured in order to determine if success has been achieved or not.
Social Media Campaign 2 Mobile has become a significant component of Integrated Marketing, so much so, that mobile marketing has begun to eclipse other traditional and online channels. Building on Social Media Campaign 1, this course introduces the power that mobile adds to a marketer’s toolbox.
Social Media Campaign 3 The Social Media Marketing Program culminates with Social Media Campaign 3. Combining social media tools with brand building, community building, public relations and media strategy, mobile, and online advertising, this course allows students to demonstrate their mastery and understanding of traditional and digital communication.
Co-op preparation This second semester course is designed to prepare students for their co-op placement. Students will integrate the diverse skills and accomplishments from the program to develop job targeted CV’s.
Co-op This first 6-month Co-op will provide students the opportunity to apply their initial business skills in real world situations. Students will be assessed and interviewed so that they will be placed in a suitable company according to their interests and future goals.

Am I eligible to study Social Media Marketing in Vancouver?

Students who are interested in taking part in the Social Media Marketing Co-op Program must have a High School Diploma, High School Completion Certificate, or equivalent. iBT 70, or IELTS 5.5 or 78 on the Canadian College exam.

New Study Permit Regulations as of June 1, 2014…

Study permits will automatically authorize the holder to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the academic session and full-time during scheduled breaks without the need to apply for a separate work permit. The study permit holder must be pursuing academic, vocational or professional training of six months or more that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate at a designated institution. Learn more…

Study and Work in Canada

International students taking a coop program in Canada must have a valid study & work permit. International business courses in Canada including internship require that you apply for a study permit before your arrival in Canada. Learn more

Post Graduate Work Permit Canada

Students who complete a fulltime program lasting for longer than 8 months may be eligible to apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit. Post Graduate Work Permits may not exceed the length of study time. Please see the Government of Canada Website for more information.

Study Social Media Marketing Program Schedule

The Social Media Marketing Co-op Program is a 2 year (8 semesters) program that is divided into 5 program sequences:

Sequence 1 & 2 – Study

Sequence 3 & 4 – Coop

Sequence 5 – Study

Sequence 6 & 7 – Co-op

Sequence 8 – Study

Each semester is 12 weeks long and after every semester there is one week holiday. The total of study hours is 1040 and the total of Co-op hours is also 1040.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class

As the schedule above shows, the Social Media Marketing program is an evening only program. The program allows students time to work during the day and attend classes at night.

Note: Students with a Study permit are allowed to work up to 20 hours/week during their coursers which will definitely help them to support their stay.

Study Social Media Marketing Program Starting Dates and Fees

If you wish to receive information regarding the Social Media Marketing Co-op fees, please Contact us. The fee includes:

  • Registration
  • Study material and
  • Tuition

The Starting dates for the Social Media Marketing Co-op Program are as follows: 05 Oct 2015