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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Communication, Art & Design

About the Program

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive two-year Broadcasting - Radio Seneca Diploma program. 

In this two-year Seneca and York University dual credential Broadcasting – Radio diploma program, you will experience engaging, hands-on learning that focuses on the principles of on-air presentation, script-writing and audio production.

Your interest in radio broadcasting will blend well with the pre-professional training that you will receive in radio production and presentation. Upon completion of this program, you will obtain both a Seneca diploma in Broadcasting – Radio and a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University.

To be eligible for this program, you must be a York University student who has completed:

  • Two years of a BA program or
  • Three years of an honours BA program

To confirm eligibility for this dual credential program, you will need to contact the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Academic Advising Services at York University.

Work Experience

Field Placement

You'll benefit from the real work experience gained in one hundred hours of field placement in a professional broadcast setting. This component of the curriculum is both critical to your career success and a requirement for graduation.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Radio show host
  • Producer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Promotional staff
  • Positions in production houses, training departments and school boards

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Radio production
  • Media writing
  • Music programming
  • Sales and marketing

Affiliations/Associations

  • Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB)
  • Industrial Television Association (ITVA Canada)
  • Radio Marketing Bureau (RMB)
  • Corporate Television Association
  • Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)
  • 105.9 THE REGION

Success Story

David Common

Broadcasting – Radio & Television

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