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bachelor

Degree

Advanced Diploma in Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Film & Digital Media

Course code: #6401

bachelor

Degree

Advanced Diploma in Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Film & Digital Media

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    16,123 CAD

  • Application fee

    95 CAD

  • Years of study

    3 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    50 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 31-August-2021 31-August-2021

Overview

Advanced Diploma in Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Film & Digital Media

In the Broadcasting - Radio, Television, Film & Digital Media program, you'll be trained in both the traditional skills of storytelling for the motion picture, television and radio industries as well as multiplatform digital production.

This media program, offered through Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design, will prepare you with the creative and technical skills to succeed in the time-based media industry. You'll learn to develop and create original story content as well as to prepare, manage and carry out the production process to realize a creative vision.

In this advanced diploma program, you'll:

  • Develop a balance between the industry's artistic and commercial aspects, and be exposed to a variety of industry practices and players;
  • Study and practice techniques for effective storytelling in fictional and non-fictional genres as well as client-based and live-to-air productions;
  • Gain technical experience with HD broadcasting studios, digital film, television and multiplatform production;
  • Participate in, create and contribute to a wide range of student films, digital video productions, and weekly television and multiplatform productions;
  • Complete an advanced body of produced work for a professional portfolio;
  • Spend 14 weeks in a full-time industry field placement.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$31,159

Total costs

yearly

$7,704

Cost of living

1 person

$7,332

Accommodation

1 bed room

$16,123

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

High School - Grade 12 

Required documents

1. English language proficiency
2. Transcripts
3. One sample of your media work in either of these two forms:
Your own short video (up to five minutes, loaded up on YouTube or Vimeo) or
A sequence of 10-15 of your own digital photographs loaded up on a photo sharing site such as Flickr
4. A two-page creative story written by you (12 pt, Times font, single spaced) that explores one of the three themes below. This can be fact or fiction, in any creative form (i.e. short story, news report, film script, play, etc.). Upload your file as a Word or PDF document.

5. A one page statement of intent
6. Resumé

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

51
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Duolingo 105 - 114
In the English Language Learning program, you can improve your English language skills before your next academic or professional step, while qualifying to study at Centennial College full-time.
About 70% of English for Academic Purposes Program students continue their studies at Centennial College.

Career Opportunities

  • Story content director or producer, Assistant to story content director or producer
  • Assistant director, Field producer, Assistant field producer, Story researcher
  • Story writer/screenwriter, Videographer, Cinematographer, Camera operator
  • Assistant camera operator, Lighting and grip department technician
  • Lighting or grip assistant, Audio technician, Assistant audio technician
  • Television studio technician, Television studio assistant, Art department assistant
  • Production assistant, Location coordinator or assistant, Production coordinator
  • Editor, Assistant editor, Web content contributor, Wide range of other creative and technical roles

Areas of Employment

  • Broadcasters in radio and television
  • Production and post-production companies
  • Corporate and commercial TV and film production houses
  • Feature and series, drama and factual producers
  • Web and print production companies

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