Think Tank Training Centre specializes in training students with the latest software, techniques, and technologies that cater to the needs of the film, television, and video game industries. Think Tank Online was officially launched in October 2017 and is touted as a training experience like no other. Students can receive the benefits of their full-time diploma program from the comfort of their own home, and it’s a viable option for those who can’t afford to move to Vancouver. There are many other advantages including a flexible schedule, customizable assignments, live classes, and not having to sit on a wait-list. Further details on the program can be found here.
The Bachelor of Media Studies at UBC is an interdisciplinary, direct-entry program in the Faculty of Arts. Drawing on curriculum from art history, visual art, computer science, critical media theory, creative writing, journalism, film studies, film production, and information studies, the BMS is a multidisciplinary program that combines theory, research, and hands-on application.
Students in the program graduate with cultural technology competencies for the knowledge economy, enabling them to work across many different sectors in a wide range of capacities. With competencies in theory, research, and application, the Bachelor of Media Studies program builds a foundation for a rewarding and dynamic academic or professionally-oriented career. For more information about the program, click here.