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

About the Program

In this two-year Seneca and York University concurrent 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 concurrent credential program, you will need to contact the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Academic Advising Services at York University.

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

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

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

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

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

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

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

Student Works and Experiences

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