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Broadcast Television and Video Production pre-entry course BCST 0060

Broadcast Communications Course

Course details

​​BCST 0060 is a non-credit course taken prior to entering the full time TV and Video Production full-time diploma program. This course is part of the admissions process for the program. The purpose is to familiarize students with the fundamentals of the program. In addition, it assesses basic proficiency with the technical aspects of the program. Successful completion of either this course or BCST 1160 is a requirement for Admission to the full-time diploma program.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BCST 0060 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 87635


Mon Jan 09 - Fri Jan 27 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 87635
  • $131.03
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Jan 27 N/A N/A Online

Ashif Jivraj

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. To complete this course you will need a digital camera or phone that has a capacity of at least 8 mega-pixels. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 13th by calling 604-434-1610.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of photographic composition using techniques such as (lines of force, patterns and texture, rule of thirds, action axis, use of colour, etc.).
  • Take still photos on a cell phone, DSLR, or disposable camera which utilize the basics of photographic composition and submit them electronically on D2L (Learning Hub) utilizing a specified naming convention.
  • Construct a short visual story with a beginning, middle, and end using sequences of still photographs illustrating described composition techniques.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2019


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