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Broadcast Media Studies

Bachelor of Communication (BCMM)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity

Work experience — gain work experience in your field before even graduating

Only one of its kind in Western Canada — the only 4-year bachelor degree program for broadcast students in Western Canada

Hands-on learning — Modern lab environment, fully equipped TV studio and in-house radio station for hands-on learning

International opportunities — take part in an international field school or exchange program

Broadcasters are known for their strong communication abilities and expertise in digital storytelling for television, radio, social media and online. Develop your technical skills and theoretical understanding to produce professional and engaging audio and video content for a variety of audiences. Take advantage of state-of-the-art video production facilities and an online radio station while learning to write and produce commercials, news, documentaries, podcasts, advertising, film, corporate video and reality television.

Career possibilities

  • On-air media host/anchor
  • Current affairs reporter
  • Independent filmmaker
  • Podcast producer/host
  • YouTube producer/personality
  • Social media coordinator
  • Digital news writer
  • Audio and video program producer

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by a recruitment officer.

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School of Communication Studies

Mount Royal is pleased to offer four Bachelor of Communication degrees, including majors in Broadcast Media Studies, Information Design, Journalism and Public Relations.

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