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Radio Broadcasting 1

Course Code(s):  5M4511
QQI Award Code:  5M4511 Radio Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

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Course overview

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

Course Description

This one year full time course is designed specifically for those who wish to get a comprehensive and practical grounding in the field of radio broadcasting and production. The course content includes On Air presentation skills, interviewing, news and sports compiling and reading, sound recording, digital editing and commercial recording.

What will you Study?

Radio Programme Production 5N1379
Sound Engineering and Production 5N1900
Media Analysis 5N1298
Political Studies 5N1837
Research Skills for Journalism 5N2443
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
ERPXX 5M4511

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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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