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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
Digital Media Broadcasting - The World as Your Audience!

The Broadcast & Media industry is always fun and exciting. From executing real-time live broadcast of events (e.g. NDP), planning precise schedule for broadcast, quality check on broadcast media contents, to watching over 100 of TV channels worldwide, there is never a dull moment for our graduates.

If this is your job aspiration, the Higher Nitec in Broadcast & Media Technology course is for you.

Our training labs are equipped with industry grade broadcasting equipment. You will be trained like a professional to use this equipment to handle incoming broadcast media materials, manage master control room functions, manage play-out system, operate a media assets library, support broadcasting technical infrastructure and perform editing on broadcast-quality media.

What you'll learn

  • Handle incoming materials for broadcast
  • Manage playout system and operations
  • Manage master control room functions
  • Support maintenance of broadcasting equipment
  • Performing editing on broadcast-quality media

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics/ Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.



  • Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.
  • Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Broadcast & Media Technology graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma course at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Broadcast & Media Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.


Career Opportunities

Our graduates are highly sought after by broadcasting organisations, content aggregators and post-production companies. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Broadcast and Media Technical Specialist, Broadcast Operations Executive/Specialist, Media Ingestion/Content Operator, Master Control Operator and Network Transmission Assistant.