UBC Arts Co-op Program

Bachelor of Media Studies

The Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) is a program that blends the practice, theory, and research methodology of media studies to position students as future experts in media and digital arts. Through a rigorous academic and technical program, students gain skills in applied creativity, design, research, and the understanding and application of media in society.

Areas of Expertise

Bachelor of Media Studies students take core courses in Art History and Visual Art, Creative Writing, Journalism, Media Theory, Film Studies and Film Production, Information Studies, and Computer Sciences. With hands-on experience and a broad range of knowledge, students are trained in:

  • Anticipation of and response to media and media change
  • Creative writing and design in digital and other media
  • Design of computer programs and applications
  • Management of media resources
  • Media in public policy discussions

Types of Work BMS Students Perform

Leverage the specialized skills of BMS students in areas such as:

Copywriting & Editing Marketing & Communications
Digital Art & Design Media Monitoring & Planning
Film Production Public Relations
Information Policy Analysis Social Media Management
Market Research & Analysis

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Faculty of Arts
Buchanan A240
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.3828
Arts Co-op Program
Buchanan C121
1866 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Tel: 604.822.1529

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