Advanced Certificate in Radio Production

Level 6 QQI Award

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Duration

One Year

Overview

Radio is a medium that is adapting to the new digital age. Whether the student is interested in traditional broadcasting or the world of online radio, this course is designed to give the student the best chance to acquire the skills needed to compete in this dynamic field of modern media production. Working with the latest digital resources, students will learn from a team of radio professionas to produce a range of items including music shows, news bulletins, studio and location recordings and podcasts. Students will also become part of the team that runs The Wave, DFEi's radio station.

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

  • Level 5 QQI Award in Radio Production or equivalent
  • Degree Graduates
  • Applications are welcome from students with relevant experience in this area

Course Modules

  • Broadcasting Presentation Skills
  • Radio Techniques
  • Radio Documentary Production
  • Radio News Broadcasting
  • Media Industry Awareness
  • Media Ethics and Legal Framework
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Communications

Module Information


No module information available at this time

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Certification

  • Level 6 QQI Award Media Production (6M5130)

Progression Opportunities

Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes, at both Universities and Institutes of Technology.   

Progression Examples

BA in Media Studies (MH109)

National University of Ireland Maynooth

BA in TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting (TL802

Advanced entry into 2nd Year

Institute of Technology Tralee

Career Paths

Radio courses at DFEi provide learners with entry level skills in radio broadcasting and production techniques and are suited to those seeking employment in the commercial radio sector. Graduates can be found working as producers, presenters, researches and sound operators across a range of radio stations in Ireland and abroad.

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Paul Downey

2015 graduate. Now presenting his own radio programme in Midlands 103.
"The Radio Broadcasting course in DFEi gave me the training I needed to be where I am today. I now present a two hour Irish music programme on Midlands 103 which…

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Paul Downey

2015 graduate. Now presenting his own radio programme in Midlands 103.
"The Radio Broadcasting course in DFEi gave me the training I needed to be where I am today. I now present a two hour Irish music programme on Midlands 103 which showcases the best of new and emerging Irish talent. I would highly recommend DFEi to any person interested in a career in Radio Broadcasting."

Course Coordinator

Adrian Smyth

Adrian Smyth

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