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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

or

or

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

Mature Applicants

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

University Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

Selection Includes Additional Requirements:

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

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017NorthClosedClosed
September 2018NorthOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 2 semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,816.58
  • international: $14,671.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

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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Program Contact(s)

Karen Young, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4716
karen.young@humber.ca

mediastudies.humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. 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 ontariocolleges.ca.

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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 additional requirements. This contains all the information you need to prepare and submit secondary requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Additional 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 additional requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to https://humber.slideroom.com and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.

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

All additional 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 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 4Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$1,908.29$7,125.50
Tuition$1,457.84$6,675.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

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.

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 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 have worked with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) on National Lacrosse League (NLL) games, and with Double Black Diamond Productions on internationally broadcast FIS World Cup events.

Courses Program Standards

Work Placement

Students complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in semester 4. 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

Explore the Newsroom

Take a 360 degree tour!

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Explore the Mobile Broadcast Truck

Take a 360 degree tour!

For mobile and tablet users, open the video in the YouTube app. For optimal viewing experience use Firefox or Chrome. Currently Safari does not support 360 videos.

Your Career

Put your life into action with a career behind the scenes in television production and videography. 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.

Discover the thrill of live-event broadcasting as you help bring to air professional sports, live concerts and community events.

Unique Projects

Valhalan

In a rapidly changing digital landscape, Transmedia creates multi-dimensional storytelling experiences that provides audiences the opportunity to be engaged like never before. Immersive, collaborative and deeply engaging, Transmedia revolves around the telling of stories using a variety of platforms. The overall narrative experience is intended to be enhanced by audience engagement with each successive platform.

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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