Creative Broadcast Engineering

Course Overview

The Creative Broadcast Engineering short course at Canadian University Dubai is designed to meet both technical and creative market requirements. Students will work on the latest technologies and equipment used in various Studios, Tv or events. Throughout the levels, students will be able to setup, operate, edit, direct and create live content which will provide them an A to Z experience in this field from basic to advanced.

Based on the market needs, we shape this course into a live streaming module where students will end up with either public or private live streamed project on social media platforms.


The course has three levels: Basic, Intermediate and advanced.


Certificate of completion will be provided end of each level.

Basic Level

Fees: 16 Hours @ AED 2000

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Broadcast engineering
  • Video and audio standards formats and codes
  • Ip address and network configurations
  • Type of cables, connectors
  • Audiovisual Conversion
  • Audio Integration & monitoring
  • Video Integration & Multiview monitoring
  • Audio mixers & microphones
  • Live production switch and panel configuration
  • Routing & distribution
  • Disk recorder configuration
  • Intercom configuration

Technical gears from Blackmagic design, Sennheiser, Yamaha

Intermediate Level

Fees: 16 Hours @ AED 2200

Course Outline

  • Studio IP cameras configuration & controlling
  • PTZ camera control
  • Basic videography
  • Camera angles & composition
  • Basic lighting techniques
  • Video hub & operations
  • Capture & Playback
  • Cabled and wireless transmissions
  • Designing and configuration of broadcast server
  • Testing & measurement
  • Local broadcasting Project
  • Producing short clip

Technical gears from Blackmagic design, Panasonic, JVC, Sennheiser, Yamaha

Advanced Level

Fees: 16 Hours @ AED 2500

Course Outline

  • Introduction to streaming software, Wirecast
  • Software workflow, Installation and configuration
  • Output configuration
  • RTMP server setup
  • Capture and playpack cards
  • NDI server setup
  • ISO recording
  • Chroma key setup
  • Virtual Sets and backgrounds
  • Text, Titles & transitions
  • NewBlue Titler Live Present
  • PTZ Cameras controlling and directions
  • Local wireless transmission
  • Social media integration and streaming

Technical gears from Blackmagic design, Wirecast, Panasonic, JVC, Sennheiser, Yamaha, M Audio