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Radio Broadcasting

Course Code(s):  5M4511 RB5
QQI Award Code:  5M4511 Radio Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M4511 RB5
QQI Award Code 5M4511 Radio Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Radio is a dynamic and changing field of modern media production and these courses have been designed to give learners the latest skills and experience to begin a career in this exciting area. Learn what it takes to become a radio presenter through the production of a range of radio items including interviews, music shows, jingles and location recordings, all guided by experienced radio presenters and producers in a fully digital production environment. Learners will also be part of the team that runs The Wave, the DFEi radio station.

What will you Study?

Radio Programme Production 5N1379
Voice Production for Broadcasting
Sound Engineering and Production 5N1900
Media Analysis 5N1298
Event Production 5N1374
Legal Practice and Procedures 5N1394
Political Studies 5N1837
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

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