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Radio and Digital Production (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

Radio is prospering thanks to its ability to adapt to new forms of consumption and is being transformed for the next generation of listeners. The Radio and Digital Production (Honours) degree offered at the University of Westminster prepares you for all aspects of this amazing medium, from producing audio for new platforms, to creating your own pop-up radio station.

Students tell us they like the location of the campus - right on the doorstep of the London media industries, our professional-standard equipment (including a brand new studio) and the range of modules to choose from. We also offer a tightly-knit and supportive learning community.

Career Path 

This course prepares you for a variety of roles in the radio/audio industries and related areas. Recent graduates have gone to work for the BBC and the commercial radio sector (as broadcast assistants and producers, studio managers and presenters), as well as setting up in digital and social media. These are some of the recent destinations for students leaving our course:

  • BBC Radio 1
  • BBC Radio 2
  • BBC 1Xtra
  • BBC Radio 4
  • BBC Radio 5live
  • Somethin’ Else
  • Wise Buddah
  • BBC Radio London
  • Smooth Radio
  • LBC
  • Classic FM
  • talkSPORT
  • Fubar
  • Monocle 24
  • Soho Radio
  • Radar Radio

Accreditation

This course is accredited by Skillset, the Sector Skills Council (SSC) for the creative industries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audio Lab
  • Digital Lab
  • Sound Cultures
  • Media and Globalisaton
  • Media and Society
  • Digital Story Telling
  • Music Radio
  • Researching Media and Communication
  • Theories of Media and Communication

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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    Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

UK / EU / INTERNATIONAL

  • A Levels – BBC (excluding General Studies)
  • International Baccalaureate – 28 points (including a minimum of 5 in Higher English)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma – DMM–DDM (depending on subject taken and overall academic profile)
  • Access to HE Diploma – Pass with 45 credits at Level 3 with a minimum of 36 Level 3 credits at Merit or Distinction. GCSE minimum grade 4 (Grade C in grading system prior to 2017) in Maths and English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13400 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.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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