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Radio Arts and Entertainment Diploma


  • Location

    Burnaby Campus
    3700 Willingdon Avenue
    Burnaby, BC

  • Length

    Two years, full-time

    The program runs from September to May each year.

  • Tuition Estimate

    Please see the Fees, Payments and Refunds section of the website for information on full-time tuition fees.

  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates

    Student spending above and beyond tuition depends largely on individual preferences and practices. The following estimates provide a range of spending:

    Level 1: $1,380; Level 2: $331; Level 3: $200; Level 4: $300

    (General estimated cost, subject to change)

  • Credential Granted
    Diploma

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out BCIT's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Open to applications beginning November 1st (or next business day).

Contact Info

General Enquiries:

Judy Phipps
Administrative Assistant
604-432-8863 | Judy_Phipps@bcit.ca

Brian Wiebe
Admissions Coordinator
604-432-8595 | Brian_Wiebe@bcit.ca

Kathryn Stewart
Student Internship Coordinator
604-456-8025 | Kathryn_Stewart@bcit.ca

Out of Town Entrance Exam Enquiries Only:

Angelina Shine
Program Assistant, Broadcast & Media Communications Part-time Studies
Angelina_Shine@bcit.ca

Contact a Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Program selection and program planning
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

1) Program Admission Requirements

Entrance requirements

Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy BCIT's institution admission requirements as listed below.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English-Language Proficiency required for study at BCIT is detailed here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you can still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience.

To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program.

There is helpful information for Mature students in the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admission & Registration webpage.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs check here.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.