Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts

Applications for admission to the Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) major are accepted by the University's Office of Enrollment Services only during the application filing periods of October 1 to November 30 (for admission the following fall) and August 1 to September 30 (for admission the following spring). Applications received outside of these two filing periods will not be considered.

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Key Facts



BA (Hons) Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts

Degree Duration

4 Years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Pathways Available

International Year One


Start Dates

August | January

Degree Overview

This course will allow you to apply aesthetic theory to the practice of media production, use effective communication strategies, including media terminology as appropriate, in the creation and analysis of electronic and digital media content. Integrate research-related media theory into the conception and distribution of media content through conceptualize, design, and write stories for electronic and digital media.
Finally, demonstrate proficiency in fundamental and advanced media production concepts and techniques.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

This degree will help you learn how to critically evaluate business trends and the legal and regulatory frameworks of electronic and digital media industries.

The department encourages students to participate in independent production, internship, and supervised teaching experiences as a part of their program of study.

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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San Francisco State University

Founded in 1889, SF State offers world-class academics, a diverse campus and an incredible location for students.

With around 27,000 students from all over the globe, international students find SF State a truly welcoming community and diverse place to live in.

SF State has been included in the Top 20 colleges nationwide for best location. It was also rated one of the most diverse colleges in America, according to Wall Street Journal’s 2022 College Rankings.