British Columbia Institute of Technology

Broadcast and Online Journalism

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Buusiness
Field of Study:Broadcast Journalism
Description:If you're interested in a career in journalism, there's no better place to start than BCIT's Broadcast and Online Journalism diploma program. Because of our reputation in industry, more than 90% of our graduates are employed. They are working as writers, reporters, producers, anchors, and video journalists in news, sports, and communications in radio, TV, and online.

From day one you’ll be working as a hands-on journalist, connecting with professionals in the field. In second year, students work in industry for a minimum of 12 weeks. Our journalism faculty is experienced in all aspects of this fascinating and ever-changing field. We have an industry advisory committee with representatives from major news, sports, and communication companies in Vancouver. We’re all here to help you get started in your career.
URL:Broadcast and Online Journalism at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $40,180
Careers:Managers in PublishingEditorsJournalists and ReportersSee More...

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English 12 (67%) or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. B]
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 July 22, 2020