Centennial College

Children's Media

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School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Description:Centennial College's Children's Media program not only teaches you how to create the memories and childhood heroes of a new generation, it does so in a one-of-a-kind way. Guided by industry professionals at the School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design, this first-of-its-kind in Canada program teaches you to create, manage and market numerous media products for the rapidly growing children's market. This graduate certificate program explores various media including television, interactive digital media, books and games. This range allows you to hone your creative storytelling abilities, business skills and production management practices for the development of unique and innovative educational or entertaining children's media content.

You also learn all about the major components of the children's media industry, including production, budget, financing, marketing, publishing and business management. Lastly, you develop insight into child development and the social and ethical issues related to entertaining children. To ensure that you are ready to begin your career as a skilled content producer, the one-year Children's Media program includes industry events and an industry field placement in a Canadian media organization. These opportunities allow you to build networking skills and gain contacts to assist in your career launch and growth. From Polka Dot Door and Mr. Dressup to Annedroids and Almost Naked Animals, the business of creating exciting, quality children's media is a key part of the Canadian entertainment industry. Please note: This program requires you to have and use a mobile computing device (i.e. laptop, tablet) that meets or exceeds the recommended hardware requirements. For more information, please visit Mobile Learning Programs.
URL:Children's Media at Centennial College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is based on 3 semesters, and includes incidental fees.
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants to graduate certificate programs must submit an official transcript demonstrating proof of successful completion of a post-secondary diploma or degree program. We will also consider partial completion of post-secondary degree (at least 8 credits at a university level) with related work experience. Writing samples and test also required.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Academic Requirements College diploma or university degree program in any discipline. We will consider applicants who have successfully completed partial post-secondary education (minimum two years) and have relevant work experience. Additional Requirements Attend a mandatory program admission session where applicants will: Submit an up-to-date resume AND complete a writing assessment. Note: After applying, applicants will receive a letter with instructions on how to book the program admission session.

    * 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 08, 2018

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