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This pathway is for BCIT graduates of the New Media Design and Web Development Certificate program to attain their Diploma in New Media Design and Web Development. It is comprised of 8 courses (24.0 credits). This pathway will be offered in a cohort model in two 12-week terms.
This program is open to applications beginning August 1st (or next business day) for the April intakeEntrance requirements
Applicants must hold a BCIT Certificate in New Media Design and Web Development, and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.International Applicants
If you are an international student AND a graduate of the Certificate in New Media Design and Web Development and would like to be considered for this pathway please contact Terri Carde at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-451-7032 to discuss further.Apply to program
BCIT accepts only complete applications. In order to apply:
You can check the status of your application online at any time using the Student Information System.Scheduled intakes
As a student in this program, you’ll have access to the most up-to-date, relevant instruction by working industry professionals, hands-on lab time, tutorial sessions, and field consultations. All this is designed to give you the most current, job-related skills to help you begin your career quickly.Class hours
Courses will be scheduled for 1 weekend day and 2 evenings per week for a maximum of 12 instructional hours a week.Program matrix
|Term 1 (12 weeks)||Credits|
|MDIA 1165||Digital Photography||3.0|
|MDIA 1915||Storytelling for New Media||3.0|
|MDIA 3295||App Development Strategy 1||3.0|
|MDIA 3140||New Technologies||3.0|
|Term 2 (12 weeks)||Credits|
|MDIA 3540||UI/UX Strategy 2||3.0|
|MDIA 4150||Online Store||3.0|
|MDIA 4295||App Development Strategy 2||3.0|
|MDIA 4590||Quality Assurance for Interactive Media||3.0|
24 weeks (6 months)
All program requirements must be met within seven years.Program location
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information on full-time tuition fees.
Our instructors are well-connected New Media professionals, either running their own companies or active in industry. All instructors bring current, relevant experience and first-hand knowledge to the classroom. The business and technical knowledge you gain, mixed with hands-on training in the field, prepares you with the foundation for a successful career.
A program advisory committee (PAC), made up of some of BC's top new media professionals and representing a diverse range of companies and sectors, helps keep the new media program up to date with the latest industry trends.The PAC also provides guidance regarding the strategic direction of the program, overall trends affecting the curriculum, and the employability of our graduates.
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