NEW ONLINE RADIO & SOUND COURSE

(STARTS: 03rd July 2017)

GK Media have teamed up again with Galway Bay FM and GTI to bring you an 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 radio 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 places after the summer in different areas of radio and sound production.

 

Special Features

·       Work Placement on Galway Bay FM’s new online radio 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.

 

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

·       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 (July - December)

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

TERM TWO

Term 2  (January – May)

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

 

Certification Awarded in June 2018

 

On-Site (8 days)

  • Monday 27th May - Induction Evening at GTI (7pm - 8pm).
  • July - Training Day and Tour at Galway Bay FM.
  • August - Record Radio Shows at Galway Bay FM.
  • November - Exams at GTI.
  • January - Advanced Training at Galway Bay FM.
  • March - Record Radio Shows at Galway Bay FM.
  • April - Record Radio Shows at Galway Bay FM.
  • May - 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 BREAK between term 1 and term 2.

 

Fee

€750.00

 

Commencement

03rd July 2017 (Registered students will be emailed a link & password to begin the online course at 7pm)

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