NEW ONLINE RADIO & SOUND COURSE

(STARTS: JAN 2018)

GK Media have teamed up again with Galway Bay FM and GTI to bring you their 3rd exclusive Online Radio & Sound Production Course. This part-time course is designed for those who have an interest or want to pursue a career in radio, but are not in a position to commit to a daytime course. The majority of modules are delivered online through blended learning, allowing participants to engage with the course during their own time each week. This fully certified QQI Level 5 award gives participants the opportunity to pursue third-level studies in this area or if they want to start a career in radio now, this course also offers work placement on Galway Bay FM’s new online podcast station. Places are limited. Early booking is recommended.

Course Co-ordinator, Garry Kelly, has been working in the radio industry since 2007 and is fully registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland in Radio & Sound Production.

Modules:

  • Radio Programme Production - (5N1379)
  • Sound Engineering and Production - (5N1900)
  • Media Analysis - (5N1298)
  • Communications - (5N0690)
  • Event Production - (5N1374 )
  • Research Skills for Journalism - (5N2443)
  • Music Industry Studies - (5N1458 )
  • Work Experience - (5N1356 )

 

 

 

Work Experience

Work Experience with Galway Bay FM and GK Media takes place during the second term.

 

Special Features

·       Work Placement on Galway Bay FM’s new online podcast station

·       Work Experience with Galway Bay FM and GK Media

·       Only available online to registered members

·       Use of latest recording equipment and software

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.

 

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Third Level Education (Opportunities)

·       TL191 Bachelor of Arts in TV, Radio and Broadcasting Media

·       LM039 Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and New Media

·       DB578 Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media

·       LM114 Bachelor of Science in Music, Media and Performance 

·       LC270 Bachelor of Science in Music Tech and Production

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·       DK860 Bachelor of Arts in Applied Music

·       TL803 Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology

·       MH102 Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology

 

Online Tutorials

There will be 4 hours of tutorials/online material provided each week, with participants expected to allocate extra time themselves to develop a portfolio and complete assignments.

TERM ONE

Term 1 (January - June)

Radio Programme Production | Research Skills for Journalism | Communications | Music Industry Studies

TERM TWO

Term 2  (July – December)

Sound Engineering and Production | Media Analysis | Event Production | Work Experience

 

Certification Awarded in February 2019

 

On-Site (8 days)

  • Induction Evening at GTI (7pm - 8pm).
  • Training Day at Galway Bay FM
  • Record Radio Shows at Galway Bay FM.
  • End of Term 1 exams at GTI.
  • Advanced Training at Galway Bay FM.
  • Record Radio Shows at Galway Bay FM.
  • Record Radio Shows at Galway Bay FM.
  • End of Term 2 exams at GTI.

*Participants will be encouraged to meet with the course co-ordinator every few weeks for evaluation and support.

 

There will be a 4 Week BREAK between term 1 and term 2.

 

Fee

  • €750.00 QQI Certification
  • €500.00 *Non-Certified

* (This is still the full course, but no QQI certificate will be awarded instead you will receive a Certificate of Completion from GK Media Limited.)

Commencement

January 2018 (Registered students will be emailed a link & password to begin the online course)

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