- Approx Cost:
- Technology Requirements:
- A laptop is essential for this course
- Entry Requirements:
Open entry. However, students do need to have a genuine interest in broadcasting as this is a hands-on intensive course that requires a commitment outside of normal class time.
BPR301 students cannot enter into Film Production FPR301 due to a clash of achievement standards.
- Course Outline:
Students in this course will be responsible for the planning, production & management of the school FM & live streaming radio station. Students will also develop a YouTube channel that will support the station and present other aspects of school/community awareness.
Students will need to have a passion for broadcasting, be self-starters and have strong collaboration skills. This course will help develop transferrable skills such as presenting, communicating, time-management, people management and problem-solving.
Typical areas of learning will include:
- Programme planning and production
- Live broadcasting
- Programme scheduling
- Station marketing
- Advertisement writing and production
- Stings, station ID production
- Broadcasting standards
- News reading
There will also be an opportunity for students to visit ARA New Zealand Broadcasting School. Students can also take advantage of an opportunity to gain real-world experience by being a guest on a weekend show on Christchurch’s community access radio station, Plains FM 96.9.
14 NCEA Level 3 credits are available through 2 internal (10 credits) and 1 external (4 credits). There is also the possibility for an optional Achievement Standard (3 credits) if required.
- Where Does It Lead:
Ara New Zealand Broadcasting School; Radio post-production courses or other University Media/Film programmes. Careers in marketing, advertising & public relations.
- For further information see:
- Mr S Gilpin.