Diploma

New Zealand Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5)

Available in Auckland and Wellington (34 weeks full-time).

2019 start dates: Auckland February 25.
Wellington – March 4.

Programme Overview

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.

Programme Outline

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.

Entry requirements

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.

International Students
Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0).

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