Media Arts Production (Part-time studies)

School of Information and Communications Technology Diploma

Program Overview

Note: The year 1 certificate level of this program is suspended effective July 1, 2017. This year 2 diploma level program will remain for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Today’s media is all about content—stories, ideas, words, sounds, images, designs. And with more media outlets than ever before, demand for people with abilities to conceive, produce and deliver content is growing. If you’d like to be one of them, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Media Arts Production (MAP) program will appeal to you.

MAP offers cutting-edge training in the “how-to” of content creation. Learn how to bring ideas to life, how to operate production equipment, how to prepare presentations, how to produce media programs.

You’ll graduate with the skills you need to work behind the cameras, in sound, lighting, editing, live streaming, location production and more.

Media Arts Production is a two-year diploma program with an optional one-year certificate. The program is offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert campus. In the first-year of the program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of:

  • audio recording and production
  • basic video acquisition and editing
  • designing strong, meaningful imagery
  • electronic publishing
  • formatting, manipulating and editing graphics
  • oral and written communication skills
  • presentation software and equipment
  • scriptwriting
  • still imaging

 In the second-year, you’ll build your skills through hands-on training in:

  • applied media aesthetics
  • digital audio and video post-production
  • lighting techniques and design
  • producing, post-production
  • project management and scheduling
  • sound recording and editing
  • two-week work experience
  • videography
  • web and DVD authoring

Conceived, Written, Directed & Produced by … You

In the second year, you’ll produce several original productions—drama and marketing/training pieces and a documentary. Talk about a great start to your resume!


Media Arts Production takes your in-depth training into audio and video post-production. The program covers advanced production techniques and helps you develop management skills related to media production environments in video acquisition, post-production, sound recording and editing in computer based, digital, and HDTV formats.

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Courses currently offered through part-time studies

Introduction to DVD Authoring (MULT-203CE)