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.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
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.
- Structures of Community, Commercial and Government Radio
- Formats, Funding and Preproduction for Radio
- Radio Features
- Radio Documentaries
- Radio Plays
- Production for Radio
- Working with Talent
- The Radio Studio
- Post Production for Radio
- Working across platforms - Free to Air and online delivery.
CMNS1230 Foundations of Media Production; CMNS1130 MP Sound Production; CMNS2400 MP: Introduction to Radio.
Presentation: Assessment 1 Tutorial Presentation - Case Study
Practical Demonstration: Practical Assessment Task Field Work
Written Assignment: Assessment 2 - Program Proposal
Project: Assessment 3 - Final Group Project
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Tutorial: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course students must complete a compulsory safety induction (equipment usage).
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 25 hour(s) per Term
2 hours per week for full term and 1 hour per week for 1 week