Broadcast & Media Communications Programs & Courses

An exciting career in the media and entertainment industry starts at BCIT where you will learn the art of storytelling by preparing various news reports, documentaries, and video productions. You will also edit audio and video for BCIT’s radio station Evolution 107.9 and weekly TV news show BCIT Magazine.

Many of our grads are respected journalists, newscasters, and producers who work in radio, television, film, and online throughout BC, Canada, and around the world.

Not sure which program is best for you? Take the Broadcast and Media Sampler course, where you can get a hands-on introduction to all three diploma programs in just three Saturdays

Full-time Programs

Diploma | Broadcast and Online Journalism
Diploma | Radio Arts and Entertainment
Diploma | Television and Video Production

Part-time & Professional Programs

Check current available part-time courses.

Associate Certificate | Video Production and Editing
Certificate | Broadcast Journalism
Certificate | Radio
Certificate | Television

Media Workshops

Part-time Courses

BCIT part-time courses are taught in our Downtown Vancouver (DTC), Burnaby Campuses (BBY), and online. The following grids display which semester each course is taught. Please be aware that cost, course availability, and location are subject to change.

(F) Fall term is between September to December
(W) Winter term is between January to April
(S) Spring/Summer term is between April to August
Media Performance Courses
Terms Campus
BCST 0100 - Broadcast Sampler

S BBY
BCST 1150 - Radio Broadcasting Introduction
W
BBY
BCST 1151 - Radio and TV Announcing
W
BBY
BCST 1173 - Sports Broadcasting
W

BBY
BCST 2251 - Performance Development F


BBY
BCST 2255 - Introduction to Voiceover Essentials
F

BBY
BCST 2266 - Professional Voiceover Essentials
W
BBY

Media Production Courses
Terms Campus
BCST 1020 - Art of the Demo

S BBY
BCST 1198 - Photography and Lightroom F

BBY
BCST 1225 - Video Production Planning F


BBY
BCST 1256 - Sound Design

W
BBY
BCST 2290 - Assistant Editing Professional
W
BBY
BCST 3005 - Video Production and Editing Final Project F


BBY
BCST 5010 - Visual Communication & Culture F

BBY

Video Shooting and Editing Courses
Terms Campus
BCST 1160 - Television Broadcasting and Video Introduction F

BBY
BCST 1180 - Introduction to Video Editing
W
BBY
BCST 1260 - Professional Video Camera Operations

W
BBY
BCST 1270 - Independent Filmmaker Essentials

S BBY
BCST 1190 - Video Journalism - The Backpack Journalist

S BBY
BCST 2282 - Advanced Video Editing F


BBY

Journalism Courses
Terms Campus
BCST 1154 - Writing and Traditional and Social Media F


DTC
BCST 1158 - Interviewing for Broadcasting and Podcasting
W

DTC
BCST 1170 - Introduction to Journalism
W
BBY/Online
BCST 1172 - Investigative Reporting

S
BBY
BCST 2270 - Digital Journalism F

BBY

Social Media & Media Relations Courses
Terms Campus
BCST 1073 - Building & Engaging Communities
W

Online
BCST 1121 - Discover Your Inner Storyteller
W

Online
BCST 1193 - Social Media Storytelling F


Online

Entertainment Business Courses
Terms Campus
BCST 1002 - The Music Business: The Essentials

W

DTC
BCST 1003 - The Music Business: Advanced Marketing & Entertainment Law

S
DTC
BCST 1005 - The Music Business: Career Incubator F

DTC