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Radio Production (Level 3) - Full-time

Music Production

Course outline

This course is perfect if you want the opportunity to begin your journey in the exciting world of the media industry.

You’ll learn all the essential aspects of planning, preparing and producing radio programmes. You’ll also learn about jobs in radio (and how to get them!), as well as putting your skills into practice by broadcasting on the College’s radio network, which broadcasts across our campuses.

You can expect to develop research, production and writing skills in music radio; radio news; commercials; documentaries and factual programmes. All using professional broadcast radio software for playout, automation, audio logging, radio newsrooms and music scheduling that are used every day in commercial radio stations throughout the country.

This course is based at the Clarendon Campus/City Campus (Adams Building).

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Radio Production.


2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grade 9-4 (A*-C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and maths GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C).


Choose to follow with with a specialist university course or potentially move into the radio industry - whether you dream of fronting 5Live or 6Music, producing the Breakfast Show on Radio 1 or engineering across the Capital Radio network, your training starts here!


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