Radio Production

Certificate Radio Production.

Master radio and podcast production to industry standards in the professional environment that is the National Film School at IADT.
What is Radio Production?
The aim of this course is to immerse you in a real world newsroom, radio studio and location production environment so that you develop your production skills and gain a significant command of technical abilities required of all forms of broadcast radio and podcasting.

This is an intensive 6-week course where you will learn from industry professionals in the state-of-the-art facilities of the National Film School.

What will I do?
You will be able to create your own radio content to a professional standard for both live and online contexts. You will also be able to analyse radio journalism as a discipline, and evaluate contemporary audiences and how to reach them.

Subjects taught

What modules will I study?
This is a single module certificate.

This course presents you with an opportunity to develop your practical skills in the broadcasting industry, to keep pace with the ever-changing technology and its use in broadcasting.

Sitting alongside the MA in Digital Broadcast Production will enable you to incorporate your skills into your production practices and in your future professional roles.

Entry requirements

Who can apply?
This course is suitable for students who have an undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level. Experience of the media industries is an additional advantage.

Applicants without a Level 8 qualification may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence which can be verified through the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process.

Two references must support your application.

An online portfolio of your work should be submitted with your application. You may also be asked to attend an interview.

Application dates

Application Deadline
4.00pm Wednesday 25th August 2021.


5 weeks. Attendance is required 4 days a week.


Fees: €900

Enrolment dates

Start date: from the 2nd week in January 2020.

Post Course Info

Future Careers
Professional pathways exist in the audio-visual, web and screen industries. Graduates go onto radio, online content providers, the broadcast media, advertisement agencies, production facilities, company in house production facilities, state and civil society bodies and indeed any group involved in the creation and distribution of audio content.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime

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