Diploma On Campus

Broadcasting - Radio and Contemporary Media

24 months
13852 CAD/year
2722 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Broadcasting - Radio and Contemporary Media programme offered by the Durham College offers the practical experience you need to excel in this fast-paced industry. Through community involvement and hands-on learning opportunities, you will explore traditional and emerging broadcasting methods, as well as marketing, entrepreneurial and management techniques.


Television, radio and web-based media are evolving at a rapid pace and this program provides you with the knowledge and practical skills to succeed in this constantly evolving sector. Students in the Broadcasting - Radio and Contemporary Media programme offered by the Durham College produce and publish rich, diverse content for a wide variety of live and pre-recorded platforms while mastering the use of social media for professional broadcasting.

As a graduate, you will be skilled in planning, promoting, creating and hosting programs for a variety of media using current software, broadcast technologies and social media. Your skills in these areas could lead to employment in a radio or television station.


What you could be:

  • Assistant director
  • Assistant film and video editor
  • Audio and video recording technician
  • Cinematographer
  • Digital special effects artist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Image compositor
  • Lighting specialist
  • Media marketer
  • Production specialist
  • Scriptwriter, storyboarder or related occupation

Where you could work:

  • TV or radio stations
  • Video or film production companies
  • Digital media production companies
  • Freelance and entrepreneurship in the fields of video, radio and web production

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Broadcast Technologies 
  • On-Air Hosting And Show Preparation 
  • News Writing 
  • Entertainment Communication
  • General Education Elective 
  • Indigenous Perspectives In Contemporary Media 
  • Digital Photography & Editing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13852 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6926 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    2722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1361 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Tuition fee for international students: $6,820.03 for sem 3 and 4.

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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