Part-time/Distance & Online Learning Statement of Completion 0275000000

BCIT The Backpack Video Journalist Statement of Completion

BCIT Backpack Video Journalist
In this age of media convergence, are your skills as diverse as they could be? This group of six courses is designed to help media professionals broaden the scope of their multimedia knowledge. Take your strong writing skills and augment them with visual storytelling so you can repurpose your content in multiple formats. This collection of courses will provide you with the skills to compile a story – from conception through advanced shooting to final edit – entirely on your own.

Upon completion of the courses listed under the program matrix, you will be eligible to receive The Backpack Video Journalist Statement of Completion.

BCIT Backpack Video Journalist students learn to:
  • Find, research, and prepare visual stories
  • Write a broadcast-style script
  • Post and update a breaking news story online
  • Edit video footage into a compelling TV story
  • Operate a professional ENG video camera

BCIT THE BACKPACK VIDEO JOURNALIST STATEMENT OF COMPLETION
Length: Course by course, Part-time
Start: September, January, April
Location: Burnaby Campus & Downtown Vancouver
Number of Courses: 6 courses, 11 credits
Total Tuition/Cost: Pay Course-by-Course

Program Entry

Formal application to the Statement of Completion is not required. Upon successful completion of the courses, email the Program Contact with your full name, student number, and mailing address to be issued a Statement of Completion.

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Scheduled intakes

January, April and September

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Courses

Program delivery

Course-by-course through classroom and online delivery.

Program matrix

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Required Courses: Credits
  BCST 1162 Basics of Single Camera Shooting 1.5
  BCST 1180 Introduction to Non-Linear Video Editing 3.0
  BCST 1196 Visual Storytelling Workshop 1.0
  BCST 1197 Sequencing Theory Workshop 1.0
  BCST 2248 Online Journalism 3.0
  BCST 2262 Advanced Single Video Camera Shooting Techniques 1.5
 
Total Credits: 11.0

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Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Program length

3 to 12 months, part-time

Program location

Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Distance and online learning.

Continue your education

Courses may be transferred to other part-time studies programs within the Broadcast Communications department.

Contact Us

Kevin Ribble, Coordinator, Part-time Studies
kevin_ribble@bcit.ca / 604-432-8707

Angelina Shine, Program Assistant, Part-time Studies
angelina_shine@bcit.ca / 604-451-7198

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