Multimedia Communication

Multimedia Communication instructor and students

Gain detailed knowledge of industry-standard multimedia design software and tools.

The Certificate in Multimedia Communication will give you the skill set to create compelling text, imagery, sound and moving images in order to target and engage various audiences.

COVID 19 Related Update

For fall semester 2021, courses offered in the Multimedia Communication program will either be offered face-to-face, online, or via a blend of both. Please visit the Courses section and contact the instructor for more information.

Program description

Open up the world of media, design and communication. In Multimedia Communication, students will strengthen communication skills while building a strong foundation in design and software literacy.

Learn to use a variety of industry standard creative software (Adobe Creative Cloud and others) to effectively engage an audience.

Whether students are just entering the field or wanting to enhance existing professional skills, this program has something for everyone.

The Multimedia Communication program is delivered in its own dedicated computer lab. Take a virtual tour of the lab using the interactive 360-degree photo below.

Admission requirements
  • ENGL 11 (min. 65%) or ENGL 050 with a min. B-.
  • Part-time students not fully meeting the above criteria may be admitted to courses but must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (C average) to continue in the program.

NOTE: Full-time students are expected to have basic computer skills prior to enrollment, and students generally should be aware that the Multimedia Communication program is run on Apple’s operating system.

Yukon First Nations Core Competency

Yukon University recognizes that a greater understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nations history, culture and journey towards self-determination will help to build positive relationships among all Yukon citizens. As a result, you will be required to achieve core competency in knowledge of Yukon First Nations.

For details, visit Yukon First Nations Core Competency

Money matters


Tuition for credit programs is calculated per course credit. See money matters for more information.

Some programs and courses have additional fees -  see Ancillary Fees.

Student financial awards

Education is an investment in your future, your family and your community. Yukon University is pleased to support that investment by offering some of the most competitive tuition rates in the country, as well as several student financial awards to help offset your educational and living costs.

Financial assistance

There are government programs, scholarships, bursaries, awards and First Nation funding available to financially support you throughout your academic career.

See money matters for more information, or talk to our financial advising staff in the Student Services Centre. Email or call 867 668 5209 to make an appointment.

Program Guides

A program planning guide lays out the courses and requirements needed to graduate from a particular program. It guides you through course selection options for each term, provides a sample program pathway and acts as a tool to track your progress.