Media Production: Radio

Course code CMNS2150Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

This course is an important part of the media production major for those students wishing to follow a career in radio or sound production. In this course students develop the skills to allow them to work in aspects of local, network and online radio production and programming. It allows them to develop and analyse project based material pertinent to radio plays, features and documentaries. They will also develop knowledge of scripting for radio, working with talent and technologies of the radio studio. In doing so they will develop an understanding of radio preproduction, production and post production and cross-platform delivery of the radio content they have developed.

Not to count with CMNS2400, Media Production: Introduction to Radio if completed prior to 2009.

In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory Workplace Health and Safety requirement. Students will receive full information on this Compulsory Course Component in the course outline provided by the school.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the successful completion of this course, students will have:
1. Experience in the communicative skills and technologies of radio production.

2. An understanding of radio production as it relates to various career paths in community, commercial and government radio that is locally based, networked and delivered online.

3. Skills required for making content for radio and allow them to become competent in production and live broadcast as it applies to the radio industry.

4. An understanding of radio plays, features and documentaries.
Content1. Structures of Community, Commercial and Government Radio
2. Formats, Funding and Preproduction for Radio
3. Radio Features
4. Radio Documentaries
5. Radio Plays
6. Production for Radio
7. Working with Talent
8. The Radio Studio
9. Post Production for Radio
10. Working across platforms - Free to Air and online delivery.
TransitionStudents who have passed this course prior to 2009 cannot count CMNS2400 - Media Production: Introduction to Radio for credit.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCMNS1230 Foundations of Media Production, CMNS1130 MP: Sound Production, and CMNS2400 MP: Introduction to Radio
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Course ComponentWHS-Safety Induction or Risk Assessment. Compulsory Course Component: In order to participate in this course students must complete a compulsory safety induction (equipment usage).
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for CMNS2150