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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Broadcast - Radio

Course code: #1168

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Broadcast - Radio

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,750 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Field-Placement

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma in Broadcast - Radio

Whether you are interested in following in your favourite radio host's footsteps or becoming the newest podcast star, the Broadcast-Radio diploma program will provide the hands-on experience you require. 

You will learn from industry professionals and have access to state-of-the-art digital audio studios, providing you with the opportunity to learn about equipment and software currently used in your field. 

You will hone your on-air skills by taking shifts at the streaming station Q2 or Conestoga's radio station, 88.3 CJIQ FM, one of the largest campus radio stations in the country. 

As a radio student, you will fully immerse yourself in the stations' operation and online presence. 

Specific attention within the program is paid to on-air performance, announcing, audio production, creative writing, research and interviewing, news presentation, sales, marketing, promotions and podcasting, as well as social media and digital content production for multiple platforms. 

Field placement allows you to work alongside industry professionals and make valuable contacts.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$20,950

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $13,750

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Interview

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

51
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
-
writing
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speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

CAEL: 70 with no sub-test band scores less than 60

Conestoga English Language Test (CELT): Band 5

Duolingo English Test: Minimum score of 105

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria. 

For more details, visit this page.

Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or 19 years of age or older with mature student status
  • Grade 12 compulsory English, C (70%) or U (60%), or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications, or equivalent

Career opportunities

  • Announcer
  • News Anchor/Reporter
  • Creative/Commercial Writer
  • Audio Producer
  • Promotions and Social Media Professional
  • Marketing and Sales Representative
  • Online Host
  • Podcaster
  • Blogger
  • Digital Media Entrepreneur

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