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Code
BRADO
Delivery
Flexible
Level
6
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
12 weeks
Credits
10 ECTS
Next Intake
To be confirmed
Application Status
Closed
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Certificate in Radio Broadcasting and Presenting

The Certificate in Radio Broadcasting and Presenting is a practice-based introduction to radio broadcasting and presenting jointly developed and delivered by WIT, WLR FM and Beat 102-103. The Course is delivered by both practicing broadcasters and academic staff to give students a broad introduction to the operation of a commercial radio station and the the day-to-day work of broadcasters within it.

Participants are not required to have any previous experience in radio. The course will be of benefit to people who are eager to ‘get a foot in the door’ of the broadcast industry but currently lacking in the relevant practical experience. The course allows participants to test their aptitude and build skills in radio broadcasting and presenting. Participants can use the course to begin to build a portfolio of experience and professional-grade content that will enable them to apply for a range of jobs in the media sector and progress further with their education in a more specific field of media.

Teaching and Learning Model

The course will be delivered in evening part-time mode at both the  WLR FM and Beat 102-103 Broadcast Centre and the WIT Campus. The teaching methodologies used will include:

  • Lectures and practical sessions with group work and class discussion;
  • Industry seminars with senior professional commercial radio managers and presenters;
  • Case studiesfrom WLR FM and Beat 102-103 highlighting good practice in broadgasting.

Assessment Model

There are no 'exams'. The assessment for the Certificate is based on completing practical assignments over the course of the 12 weeks designed to help participants ' deeper learning and development. The assignments are based on the 'real-life' world of radio broadcasting where participants' 'pitch' an idea for a radio programme and go through a series of structured steps culminating in each participant creating their a radio feature of broadcastable quality. All students will receive individual feedback on their assignments.

Delivery 

12 weeks, Thursday 7.00pm-10.00pm.   On-site in WIT and in the Broadcast Centre in Ardkeen
 

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WIT Beat WLR Radio Course

On successful completion of this module the student will be able to:

  • Research and prepare scripts and running orders for radio broadcasts
  • Record and edit audio material for radio broadcasts
  • Present speech content in a live and recorded radio setting
  • Apply legal and ethical guidelines relating to broadcast media
  • Reflect on the role of the radio journalist and presenter within the Irish radio industry

Radio Broadcasting and Presenting Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Candidates may be exempted from this requirement if they can demonstrate that they are suitable candidates for the course of study. 

Candidates are not required to have any previous radio experience / candidates may be shortlisted for interview. 

Radio Broadcasting and Presenting Opportunities

The course will be of benefit to candidates who are eager to ‘get a foot in the door’ of the broadcast industry but currently lacking in the relevant practical experience. It will allow candidates to test their aptitude and build skills in broadcasting and including on-air reading and presenting.

It will facilitate candidates to begin to build a portfolio of experience and professional-grade content that will enable them to apply for a range of jobs in the media sector not just in radio or progress further with their education in a more specific field of medi

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Robert O Connor
Mr. Robert O Connor
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Tel: 51302073 [email protected]

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