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Media Production - Radio - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M5130 AMXX
QQI Award Code:  6M5130 Media Production
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5130 AMXX
QQI Award Code 6M5130 Media Production
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This top-up, 1 year full-time programme equips learners with advanced media training in the areas of radio, sound and documentary production. Work-based learning is a specific requirement of this programme. Participants gain on air experience in the Colleges new broadcast media centre which provides them with real-world education in sync with the requirements of the radio and media industries.

What will you Study?

Media Industry Awareness
Media Ethics and Legal Framework
Broadcasting Presentation Skills
Radio Techniques
Radio News Broadcasting
Radio Documentary Production
Team Leadership
Work Practice / Experience
Editing Practice and Technology
Sound Engineering and Music Technology
Word Processing
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