British Columbia Institute of Technology

Broadcast and Online Journalism

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Business and Media
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Broadcast Journalism
Journalism
Description:You are curious and creative. You know what’s going on in the world and you want to make a difference as a multi-media storyteller. Join BCIT’s Broadcast and Online Journalism program to take the first steps in your new career. Our reputation in industry means that more than 90% of our graduates are employed. From day one you’ll be working as a hands-on journalist in news, sports and current affairs. Students will be mentored by experienced faculty and connect with professionals in the field. Our emphasis on multi-platform production puts this program on the cutting edge of journalism schools across the country. Check out our student work on our BCIT News website.

URL:Broadcast and Online Journalism at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditorsJournalists and ReportersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English Studies 12 (67%) or English First Peoples 12 (67%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must also complete the BCST 0001 - Broadcast and Online Journalism Entrance Assessment (60%). This assessment evaluates English literacy, current events awareness, and industry awareness and aptitude. Local applicants must register online to write the assessment at BCIT’s Burnaby Campus.

    * 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 August 23, 2021