New Zealand Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5)
Available in Auckland and Wellington (34 weeks full-time).
2018 start dates: Auckland – Monday, February 12, and Monday, July 23.
Wellington – Monday, March 5, and Monday, July 16.
The New Zealand Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5) develops fundamental radio skills and the ability to deliver audio, video and digital storytelling across a wide variety of media platforms.
Broadcast Presentation: Learn how to use your voice effectively and develop the vocal skills to reflect a range of presentation styles including hard and soft sells, character-reads, news-casts, live-crosses and more.
Radio Journalism (Auckland Delivery Only): Develop skills for researching, compiling and delivering compelling news content for radio.
Live Broadcast: Prepare and present live radio broadcasts – individually and in tandem.
Radio Production: Record, edit and mix audio content for a range of audio projects including commercial campaigns, features, station branding, news bulletins and more
Multimedia: Discover new media platforms and use them to enhance your radio content – includes podcasting, videography, blogging, photography, presenting to camera, social media.
Writing for Radio: Learn the art of writing for the ear, from creative advertising copy to captivating news content.
Radio Business Practice: Discover the secrets to selling radio advertising, brand engagement and packaging news and entertainment content.
Professional Studies: Understand the wider radio broadcasting landscape through social, political, economic, cultural, historical and legal contexts.
Radio Station Project: Develop collaborative, problem-solving, broadcasting skills through an applied radio station project.
NCEA Level 2 or equivalent with minimum 10 credits in English (5 credits reading, 5 credits writing) plus evidence of writing ability based on an interview, voice test and writing test and Level 3 NCEA English or equivalent and evidence of ability based on interview and writing/voice test.
Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0).