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Radio

Overview

This course aims to provide students with a sound foundation in news and current affairs production. Attention will also be given to the practicalities of setting up and managing a production agency, with special emphasis on the newsroom.

3rd Year

This course aims to provide students with a sound foundation in news and current affairs production. Attention will also be given to the practicalities of setting up and managing a production agency, with special emphasis on the newsroom. You will gain the conceptual skills necessary for the critical discussion of radio production and of current institutional development in Radio.

 4th Year

In fourth year students explore a broader range of radio formats and a greater diversity of knowledge about radio (technical, programming, management, research etc) then at third year. The curriculum prioritises three genres – the documentary, the magazine and the radio drama. Throughout the year, the focus is on the power of radio for social change, and the implications of this for particular interest groups (youth audiences and children) Emphasis is places, wherever possible, on the principles of participatory production.

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