Algonquin College

Broadcasting - Television

Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa Campus)
Field of Study:Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program provides students with the formal training to become leaders in the television production industry. The curriculum covers the creative side of production, as well as technical operations. Following a hands-on approach, students explore all aspects of in-studio and field production, news writing, camera operations and editing. As many projects are completed outside of class hours, students must be prepared to work on evenings and weekends.

This program is a member of the Broadcasting Educators Association of Canada.
URL:Broadcasting - Television at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,642
International: $18,168

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $1,100 in the first year and $1050 in the second year. Students must purchase their own laptop computer and software. Computers and supplies can be purchased directly from Algonquin`s Connections Store at educational discounted rates. It is recommended that students purchase their own digital SLR camera in the first year.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 24, 2016