L6 Introduction to Radio Broadcasting and Presenting (10 Credits)

CertificateIntroduction to Radio Broadcasting and Presenting

Part Time
Cork Road
12 weeks

This course will be offered in January 2021

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 practical skills of radio presenting including news reading, editing and recording.

The  course will be delivered on Thursday nights from 7pm - 10pm over 12 weeks starting in January 2021. Students will have access to and use facilities at both the purpose-built Broadcast Centre in Ardkeen and the WIT Cork Road campus. The course fee is €550.



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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

In order to facilitate the delivery of programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, module outline and order may change slightly for the academic year 2020/2021.

Applications are now closed for 2020.

Applications for 2021 will open in late November 2020.

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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