• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Exciting practical projects will give you a strong understanding of all the roles within a professional radio production unit. You’ll produce both music and speech based programmes, building your skills in traditional and multi-platform environments. The industry standard facilities, close links with employers and experienced staff will help you prepare for careers across the radio, media and entertainment industries.
As part of your course you’ll have the opportunity to produce both music and speech based programmes. Your studies will benefit from our radio studios equipped with the latest industry standard hardware and software, along with our state of the art television studio. Radio production is influenced by many cultural, economic and political factors - you'll study these factors, together with the history of the media to discover how these shape the genre. You will use integrated theory and practice to understand the processes through which media artifacts are created. This innovative programme has been designed to support you in developing professional skills in both radio production and content creation.
The course will prepare you to take on a wide range of different roles within ever changing radio media industry dealing with the development of digital content for both traditional and convergent platforms. You will graduate from this course as a professional who not only understands the production process but who is also be proficient in content production. Graduates will be equipped to work with media and communications in a wide range of industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Radio Production
  • Broadcasting Industry and Contexts 
  • Writing for Radio 
  • Pre-Recording Techniques.
  • Introduction to Live Radio Production
  • Issues in Production 
  • Music and Technology in Popular Culture 
  • Advanced Live Radio Production.
  • Independent Research Project
  • Entertainment Industry: Professional Practice 
  • Radio Production and Management.

                    English Language Requirements

                    You need the following IELTS score:

                    • Minimum required score:

                      6

                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                    Academic Requirements

                    General Requirements

                    • UCAS points - 120 (up to 16 from AS-levels).
                    • GCSE - Five GCSEs at Grade C or above, including Maths and English.
                    • Portofolio - It should contain relevant works of your, from mixed media to scriptwriting or publicity. The portofolio can be displayed either digitally through platforms such as Tumblr or Flickr or as a journal/folder of work. You will have the chance to present your work during an interview.
                    • IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas).
                    • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
                    • Cambridge English Scale: B2 
                    • London Tests of English: level 4 for undergraduate courses is accepted.
                    • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
                    • International GCSE English or English as a Second Language: Grade C.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      11750 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 11750 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                    • EU/EEA

                      9250 GBP/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
                    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                    Funding

                    • We have a range of scholarships and discounts available to students from outside the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA).
                    • We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.
                    • You must be applying for a full-time degree and applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship.

                    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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