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Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio Broadcasting)
Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio Broadcasting)

Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio Broadcasting)

  • ID:CPIT640148
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$24,370.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$333.33
  • TuitionFee/Year:$24,370.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$333.33

* Course related costs

Estimated Total/program:
$125,409.99
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include 14 credits at Level 3 in each of 3 subjects from the list of approved subjects*, and
    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)

Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (eg International Baccalaureate, Cambridge examination) contact us for requirements.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

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  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 6.0 academic: speaking 5.5, reading 5.5, writing 5.5, listening 5.5.

Course Information

Become skilled in radio and related fields with our highly regarded radio specialisation

This highly practical programme will equip you with the skills and theory necessary to become a radio professional.

We develop your understanding of the changing media environment, your practical research skills and prepare you for a first-time position in radio or online.

You'll study production and performance while operating a commercial radio station, broadcasting throughout the Canterbury region.

Our programme has been strongly influenced by industry groups such as NZME, Mediaworks and The Radio Broadcasters Association.

Our 24-week industry internship provides you with a highly effective link between the theoretical and practical aspects of broadcasting, and gives you a working understanding of the industry demands of working in a deadlinedriven environment.

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Pathway Courses

  • Use this qualification as a foundation for further postgraduate study in media and communications.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate you may move into stand-alone or network radio stations in roles as diverse as on-air presenting, news, creative writing, online content creation, programming, production, or sales and marketing.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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