Students with part-time employment require flexible hours to accommodate the work schedule of this program. The Radio Arts and Entertainment program always receives more applications than available seats, so apply early.
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.
The need for qualified job applicants in media arts and entertainment fields like digital shows, radio broadcast, audio recording, and music has never been greater or more exciting. That's why BCIT's Radio Arts and Entertainment diploma program has been developed by industry professionals to give students the most up-to-date, necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in this challenging, creative field.
In this program, you'll receive extensive instruction in on-air performance and operations, interviewing, media writing, online and social media, digital production, marketing and advertising for media and news, and sports reporting. As part of your instruction, you'll get valuable experience in our full digital facilities on current industry equipment.
In addition to academic courses, you'll receive much practical experience via structured simulations, practicums, and work on Canada's only student-run radio station, Evolution 107.9.
In fact, at our on-campus radio station -- which is available as streaming audio, through iTunes radio, and broadcast through on-air signal -- you'll get to record and interview artists like Juno award-winner Dan Mangan.
BCIT's Radio Arts and Entertainment diploma is offered at one of the most respected media arts schools in Canada—and for you, that means you'll have the skills, experience, knowledge, and credentials to begin a successful career in this exciting field.
With your diploma, you'll be eligible to continue your studies into a communications degree at several institutions, including Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. We even have an articulation agreement with Murdoch University in Australia!
Some career opportunities in media arts available to you as a BCIT graduate include:
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