SAIT

Radio, Television and Broadcast News - Broadcast News Major

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Program Information

School:SAIT
Faculty:School of Information and Communications Technologies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Broadcast Journalism
Radio and Television
Description:Train to be an on-air radio personality, video content producer or journalist through this program that spans multiple media platforms. Learn through courses in writing and reporting, video and audio production, scriptwriting and more.


The Radio, Television and Broadcast News (RTBN) program is divided into three options: Radio, Television or Broadcast News. Students choose the option that best fits their individual skills and interests, in preparation for a challenging, creative and exciting career in the media. The RTBN program involves two years of full-time study. Each of the program's two years is divided into two semesters. There is a single intake each year, with classes commencing in September and finishing in late April. A four-week industry practicum is available in the fourth semester.
URL:Radio, Television and Broadcast News - Broadcast News Major at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,840
Careers:Audio and Video Recording TechniciansAnnouncers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Admission Requirements:

At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents.

All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 04, 2022