In this course you’ll learn about live radio broadcasting and audio production in a range of creative formats, building skills in reporting, presenting, producing, digital recording and editing.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course you’ll learn about live radio broadcasting and audio production in a range of creative formats.
You’ll get valuable hands-on experience, building a wide range of skills in reporting, presenting, producing, digital recording and editing. You will develop a sound understanding of how the industry operates as well as the place of radio in the Australian and global media landscape.
Through our industry connections with Radio Fremantle, you will have a unique opportunity to broadcast live on their station and experience radio production in a real-life industry environment. You will use our on-campus radio studios, which includes a News Studio, Live Studio and Producer’s Studio. You will also have access to our mobile radio desk, which is fully customisable to allow talkback between the studios and interaction with phone callers.
To expand your career prospects even further, you can combine Radio with other majors including Journalism, Web Communication, Sound, Public Relations or Communication and Media Studies.
When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a wide range of on-air and off-air roles in the broadcasting industries. You could work in media production or media-based roles in government, business and education.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Radio
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
Many of the production units in Radio are subject to quota. Entry to Part II production units depends on students' performance (C grade average) in the Part I production unit prerequisites. In certain instances, and at the discretion of the Academic Chair, the Part I prerequisite may be waived for students with previous production experience.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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