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Digital Production, Writing and Design

Certificate in Digital Production, Writing and Design

Telling stories using digital media tools

Individual courses CMNS 105 & CMNS 130 will be running in Winter 2021. These are available on CamLink now.

Digital Production, Writing and Design program delayed until September 2021

In response to COVID 19, Camosun College’s Digital Production, Writing and Design program start date is delayed until September 2021. We thank everyone for your patience and understanding, and we look forward to welcoming our new students to campus in 2021. If you have questions about admission into this program, please contact

A hands-on approach to digital media studies

In the Digital Production, Writing and Design program you'll be using digital media tools to create products to be used in a variety of ways, such as advertising and marketing materials and to tell stories using media tools. You'll explore digital video and audio production, web design, digital photography and writing for journalism and the web. Supporting courses in interpersonal communication, communication and technology, and mass media will provide needed background for working in the digital media world.

What you'll learn

This is a 10-course, two-semester program which can be taken full time or part time. The program will help you to understand how digital media tools can be used to create products for a variety of final uses.

The certificate in Digital Production, Writing and Design is an applied, hands-on approach to digital media studies with an emphasis on digital production and writing courses, along with theory.

Work experience option

You have the option of extending your program with an internship to gain real-world experience and connections that will help you start your career in communications. Normally the work term will be scheduled for the summer, following the second academic term.

After completing your work term, you will graduate with a Certificate in Digital Production, Writing and Design - Internship Designation.

Transfer your credits

This program has been designed with the intention of providing transfer credit, so you can continue your studies at UVic, VIU and other BC institutions, as well as in Camosun's diploma in Arts and Science Studies. This certificate can also lead to a full block transfer to Royal Roads University's Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication program.

Marketable skills

With your certificate in Digital Production, Writing and Design in hand, you'll know how to:

  • use media tools and design to efficiently capture, create and manipulate digital products
  • communicate effectively, concisely and persuasively to meet audience and client needs
  • support and promote the effectiveness of others in the workplace
  • plan, produce, implement and evaluate a digital media product
  • function in a responsible and accountable manner respecting individuals, communities, and the legal and ethical standards of the communication industry
  • develop and apply workplace preparation strategies and skills

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Digital Production, Writing and Design

8 months
Study Options
Full time or part time
Work Experience
Optional internship
Arts & Science
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