A hands-on approach to digital media studies
Start in September
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.
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.
Demand on Vancouver Island
There is a demand for media tool skills in a wide variety of occupations. The largest and most dynamic field in southern Vancouver Island is for communication specialists who can do everything from producing company newsletters to providing public relations services and marketing strategies. There is a substantial market for producers of content management-based web services, video producers and photographers. And there are still openings in traditional media doing everything from promotion and writing to editing and working on air.