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Radio Television Journalism - Radio Performance and Studio Production Concentration

Radio Television Journalism - Radio Performance and Studio Production Concentration

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Start Date:
Typical Length:
2 Years
$3,515 (Domestic) • $11,350 (International)
Tuition is valid for the 2020-21 academic year. Program costs and fees (textbooks, supplies, etc.) are additional.
+Locations & Availability

September 2020
Campus/Location DeliveryIn-class – Complete your program through courses that are held at a campus.

Online – All program courses are delivered online.

Blended – Complete your program through a combination of online and in-class courses (some courses are delivered 100% online). In-class courses are held at a campus.

Collaborative – program is delivered virtually on campus
Ivany Campus • Dartmouth Full time • In-class


Graduates from the second-year Radio Performance and Studio Production concentration have the skills needed to work in this ever-changing industry.

In addition to the basic performance and studio skill sets you gain, you get the ability to write, produce and perform audio content for both radio and online platforms. In a real studio environment, you voice, record, edit and mix radio content using industry-standard post-production processes.

Admission requirements

  • Successful completion of Radio Television Journalism – Year 1 or Advanced Standing.
  • Advanced Standing – To be considered, you must apply to and meet the Admission Requirements for the Radio Television Journalism program. Advanced Standing is based on academic credits (certificate/diploma/degree) completed from a recognized public institution within the past ten years that meet the Academic Requirements of the full first year of the program. Advanced Standing is subject to seat availability.

Program requirements

  • Portfolio Development – As part of your studies at NSCC, you develop a portfolio of your work; the portfolio captures your achievements and profiles your skills to employers.

Tuition, fees and program costs

In addition to annual tuition, there are program costs (books, tools, etc.) and student fees for college services, health and dental plans, your student association and parking.

View detailed program fees page(s). Please note that tuition values on these pages are for 2019/20 and are meant for planning purposes only. They don't represent final amounts owing.

Work experience

  • Field experience (work placement) is a mandatory credit course completed at the end of your program. It provides you with the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills outside of the classroom.
  • Opportunities are typically unpaid and last approximately 5 weeks.
  • Transportation, accommodations and other costs related to work placements are your responsibility.
  • For more information visit Work Experience Opportunities

Career options

  • Graduates are on-air radio personalities, radio production staff, creative writers, audio producers, promotion assistants and directors, newscasters, station program managers and creators and suppliers of audio content and freelance voice-overs.

Choose NSCC

  • You learn from experienced instructors who have strong ties to both the local and national radio programming sector.
  • You develop strong radio production skills along with an understanding of local programming strategies.
  • You're involved in delivering regular, live-on-air radio productions.
  • Continue your studies at university – This program includes courses that count towards a university degree. Find out more

Courses may include

Course descriptions
Code Course
RTVJ 3000   Diversity and the Media
RTVJ 3050   Media Law and Ethics
RTVJ 3100   Digital Audio I
RTVJ 3200   Radio Operations I
RTVJ 3300   Radio Production Techniques II
RTVJ 4000   Media Entrepreneurship
RTVJ 4050   Mechanics of Media Writing II
RTVJ 4070   Media and Demo Portfolio
RTVJ 4100   Digital Audio II
RTVJ 4200   Radio Operations II
RTVJ 4300   Radio Production Techniques III
RTVJ 4500   Work Experience II

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