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Radio Production (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Learn and work in a real production environment – this Radio Production course is developed in close collaboration with leading industry experts and professional radio producers.The course, which focusses on exploring current and emerging technologies applicable to radio production, is different to many as students can engage in the day-to-day operation of the FM radio station and production facilities , extending student participation beyond the lecture theatre.Students will also develop a theoretical and practical understanding across a range of skills in radio production, Journalism, Media Business, and Broadcasting and Presentation skills.The course centres around the use of the university based community radio station where students explore the various styles and methods for producing radio shows in an eclectic range of genres. It is designed to teach and develop skills across disciplines and covers a broad range of technologies that will help in the development of your own portfolio.As well as the radio studio, the course is built around the practical use of the university’s Centre for the Creative Industries and its wide range of facilities. The centre is home to BBC Cymru Wales in North East Wales.Key Course Features:•Includes a foundation year to prepare you for further years of study.•Calon FM Community radio station is based in the creative industries building and offers volunteer and collaboration work. The University is one of only three higher education institutions to have such a facility on campus.•The Centre for the Creative Industries supports work across a range of creative disciplines using the latest in television production technology.•Wrexham Glyndwr’s Television Studio, which features 4K and High Definition cameras and equipment and multi camera control room.•Post-production facilities both Mac and PC based with grading and finishing suite.•Students lead live radio sessions, broadcast and streamed live, featuring a mixture of high profile as well as local bands and performers.•Our graduates have collaborated with a range of local companies including NHS Wales, Wales Rugby League, Clwyd Theatre Cymru and numerous local organisations and productions.•Past graduates have gone on to work with media companies such as the BBC, Capital Radio, Kerrang, Universal Music, QVC and Technicolor and other students have taken on freelance roles and formed their own production companies.•Previous Creative Industries events at the University have included Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival of Wales and an annual Creative Futures networking event.•The IT facilities form a core part of the course with access to the recording studio 24/7, writing studios, radio pre-production studio, and a range of suitable industry software is employed to facilitate study of radio.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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11,750per year

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    46 46%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    86th

    11

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