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Radio Television Journalism - Television Production Concentration

Radio Television Journalism - Television 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


In this concentration, you develop the skills to produce digital media content for television and web-based platforms.

You learn how to create scripts and run-downs for TV and online content while managing client-based productions.

Throughout your studies, you're immersed in both studio and on-location production environments, giving you opportunities to experience all aspects of producing media content.

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 find employment with broadcasters, cable companies, production companies and post-production companies. Job titles include camera operators, editors, digital media technicians, mobile/remote production crew, etc. There are increasing opportunities for freelance work and entrepreneurial endeavours.

Choose NSCC

  • Faculty maintain strong ties to industry and keep current with television production standards and technology.
  • You learn the techniques and processes of television production by doing and practising.
  • Your education is supported by high-quality equipment and facilities.
  • 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 3020   Electronic News Gathering Production Techniques
RTVJ 3050   Media Law and Ethics
RTVJ 3400   Television Operations III
RTVJ 3600   Advanced Digital Editing
RTVJ 4000   Media Entrepreneurship
RTVJ 4050   Mechanics of Media Writing II
RTVJ 4400   Television Operations IV
RTVJ 4500   Work Experience II
RTVJ 4600   Television Major Project
RTVJ 4800   Digital Portfolio

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