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MECO2601: Media Production: Radio and Podcasting

This unit introduces radio broadcasting and podcasting by exploring the principles of sound design, production and distribution. Students will learn to plan, produce and publish their own radio and podcast segments using state of the art studios, portable recording tools and hosting services.

Code MECO2601
Academic unit Media and Communications
Credit points 6
18 credit points at 1000 level in Media and Communications including MECO1004

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate knowledge of the history and theory of radio and the emergence and potential of podcasting
  • LO2. identify, access and coordinate knowledge of audio production, communicating it both orally and in written form
  • LO3. apply analytical, critical and creative thinking to the production of audio stories
  • LO4. apply the technical skills of presentation, panel operation, interviewing, recording and editing to produce audio works
  • LO5. work harmoniously with others in professional teams, taking personal responsibility for your own value judgments and ethical behaviour.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.