Diploma in Performance and Communications Media

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This program is a collaboration among the Departmentof English, Distance Education and Learning Technologies (DELTS), and CBC Television. Students will be introduced to the sister arts of theatre and video production. Through practical courses in acting, directing, and stage/video craft and production, students will explore the similarities and differences in these exciting media. Following the completion of course work, students will complete a six-credit-hour instructional field placement.


Admission is limited and competitive and will be based on academic merit and an audition/interview conducted by the Program Coordinator. Application for this program will normally take place in the second semester of the student’s second year.

Program of Study:

Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours of course work and at least six credit hours in instructional field placement;

  • English 3350: Theatre
  • English 3351: The Physical Stage and Video Technique
  • English 3816: Television
  • English 4400: Directing
  • English 4401: Producing the Play
  • English 4402: Producing the Documentary
  • English 5000: Instructional Field Placement

Program Coordinator

For more information students are invited to contact the Program Coordinator. Please see http://www.mun.ca/hss/about/contact/coordinators.php for current contact information.


Department of English

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552