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Broadcast Television/Videography

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 11581 Length: 4 semesters

Programs Starting Between:

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above



All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements:

Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.


Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $3,837.78
  • international $14,200.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

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Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Applied Management 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Saint John, NB
Institution(s): University of New Brunswick

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the 4-yr Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick.  Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business.

For further information, contact:

Anne Marie Stephen

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

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Karen Young
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4716



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Phone 1-416-675-5067

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Applications to Humber are made through Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or

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In order to continue with your application for Broadcast Television/Videography, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these secondary requirements. This contains all the information you need to prepare and submit secondary requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Secondary Requirements

Applicants are required to complete a questionnaire. The questionnaire will identify your interest and knowledge of the industry. There are eight questions; all questions must be completed upon submission.

Submission Instructions

Applicants must complete the questionnaire through SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a secure site where secondary requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.

Applicants must meet both academic and secondary requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission.

All secondary requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school.

Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00


Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00


Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00


Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s Broadcast Television/Videography (BRTV) diploma program gets you focused with a behind-the-scenes look at broadcasting, preparing you for a career in media content creation.

The program curriculum has been designed with industry collaboration, ensuring courses are current and relevant. In just four semesters, you will learn about:

  • writing, planning and producing dynamic productions
  • single camera location shooting
  • video editing and audio mixing
  • live studio broadcasting
  • live remote broadcasting.

Your hands-on broadcasting education includes a unique opportunity to use a high-definition (HD) television mobile truck that’s the most technically advanced system of its kind among Ontario colleges. This compact 35-foot television facility on wheels features state-of-the-art broadcast equipment including the latest high definition cameras, video production switcher, digital recording system, broadcast graphics software and editing facilities.

Humber has a strong reputation within the industry, with BRTV students contributing content to local stations. This includes producing Humber Hawks varsity game coverage for Rogers Television. BRTV students were also onsite in Collingwood, Ontario, working on the broadcast of an international ski-cross competition. BRTV students have worked with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment on American Hockey League (AHL) and National Lacrosse League (NLL) games, and with Universal Music on live concerts.

Courses Program Standards

Work Placement

Students complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in semester four. This placement provides valuable industry experience and also ensures that you have key industry contacts as you begin your career. 

Possible placements include work in both operations and production at networks such as CBC, CTV, CityTV, Global, TSN, Sportsnet, MLSE, MTV and in progressive production companies including Insight, Cineflix, and Blue Ant Media.

The Humber Experience

Broadcast Television/Videography (BRTV) video

Watch the video to learn more about the Broadcast Television and Video Production program at Humber.

The Humber Advantage

the Newsroom video

Newsroom equipment

Newsroom student

The Newsroom

The Newsroom features new and improved workspaces for students working on individual projects and collaborating to cover breaking news stories.

It also houses a series of fully equipped video and audio edit suites. Students will also be able to use a Dejero, allowing them to stream video live from virtually any location. The technology also allows multiple classes to be taught at the same time.

The Newsroom reinforces the digital journalism focus of the program, it adds to the technical proficiency of our students, keeping them at the cutting edge of the industry.

Humber Newsroom

HD Mobile Unit truck

HD Mobile Unit student

Inside Mobile Unit

The Humber HD TV Mobile Unit

The Humber School of Media Studies HD TV Mobile is a multi-camera television facility used for remote broadcast television production. The mobile contains all the high definition broadcast television equipment found in a television studio, but has the ability to travel to an event to cover it live.

It is a complete broadcast facility on wheels, with 6 HD broadcast television cameras, production switcher, audio console, camera control, digital recording and non-linear editing, slow motion replay and 3D graphic generator. It has the ability to record an event, or feed live to web stream, with satellite or terrestrial transmission.

The HD Television Mobile offers a “real-world” broadcast production experience for students, using “state-of-the-art” equipment found in similar industry facilities. Students learn and practice the exact skills that they will need after graduation.

Mobile Unit logo

Your Career

Put your life into action with a career behind the scenes in television production and videography. Media production spending in Toronto reached $1.19 billion in 2013, exceeding the $1 billion mark for the third consecutive year. With Canada’s traditional and specialty broadcasters and emerging online streaming services spending more than ever on Canadian programming, there’s never been a better time to explore opportunities in television and videography. Nor has there ever been a higher demand for media content.

Graduates work throughout the industry, both in Toronto and across Canada. They work in various operational roles such as camera, audio, sound/picture editor, production assistant, technical director, floor director, and production roles such as researcher, writer, producer and director.

You will gain a strong understanding of the production process and the technical skills to help create content enjoyed by millions. Discover the thrill of live-event broadcasting as you help bring to air professional sports, live concerts and community events.

Unique Projects

media production on ipad

The Transmedia Fellowship brought together six students to explore the challenges of multi-platform storytelling. Their project explored how musicians are using music festivals to engage with their audience and support themselves economically in the face of a changing digital and media landscape that is impacting the traditional business model of music.

One On One With Industry Leaders

students meet with industry professional

Radio and TV broadcasting students had the opportunity to spend time with news directors and award winning journalists at the Radio-TV-Digital News Association (RTDNA) Central Canada meeting that was held at Humber College, North Campus.

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