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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

Note: You can also pursue the dual credential Broadcasting – Television program offered by Seneca and York University where you can earn a Seneca diploma and a Bachelor of Arts degree.

In this two-year diploma program, you will learn about concepts, audio and video production and how to produce creative and engaging video content from script writing through to a final audio mix and everything in between. The hands-on experience offered by expert professionals, combined with your interest in video production, will enable you to become proficient in creating professional content for a variety of different platforms.

Work Experience

Field Placement

This program includes a valuable field placement that allows you to put your studies to practice in a professional broadcast setting. You'll be required to complete 100 hours of field placement before graduating from this program.

Success Story

David Common

"The biggest thing for me was the technical aspect. It gave me a leg up because I entered the business at the dawn of video journalism. If you wanted an entry-level job, you had to bring more to the table. Those skills certainly helped."

David Common
Broadcasting – Radio, Broadcasting – Television

Read David's success story

Testimonial

“The skills I learned as a broadcast student helped me to find a position before I even graduated, which was great. In addition to what I learned in the classroom, I also learned the importance and value of engagement. To any students currently in the program, I would recommend they take advantage of every opportunity to get involved as it can open many doors.”

Joy G.
Senior Development Officer, Seneca College
Broadcasting – Radio

Your Career

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

  • Television producer
  • Video producer
  • Programmer 

  • Production co-ordinator 

  • Production manager 

  • Camera operator 

  • Editor

  • Technical director 

  • Post-production audio mixer  

You may find yourself in television, cable, Internet, commercial, industrial and education production.

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Video editing 
  • Audio production
  • Television production 
  • Media writing
  • Camera operations
  • Production planning 
  • Production management  
  • Computer graphics for television

Affiliations/Associations

  • Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB)
  • Corporate Television Association
  • Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)