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CErTIFICaTE IN raDIO BrOaDCasTING CO0601 prOGraMME CONTENT prOGraMME OVErVIEW Dates Starts February study Full time for 20-weeks (achieve a minimum of 60 credits) application Dates Places on this programme are limited so get your application in before the end of October. Late applications may be considered if places are available. Fee guideline $2573* + material costs (domestic students). International students enquire on enrolment. location City Campus, Hamilton * Fees subject to change.

kEY FEaTUrEs YOUr sTUDY ENVIrONMENT Your study will take place in the YAK FM studio and teaching space and also in specialist computer labs on the WIntec City Campus. rEal WOrlD lEarNING YAK FM is a real radio station with an active fanbase. You will gain real world professional experience learning in the YAK FM studio where live and prerecorded programmes are produced and advertisments are developed and delivered. lEarN FrOM INDUsTrY spECIalIsTs Your tutors are active in the radio industry and work closely with various industry representatives and professionals in the community.

You will study 4 modules (or equivalent), in order to graduate with a Certificate in Radio Broadcasting (Level 4) (minimum 60 credits in total): ThE BrOaDCasT INDUsTrY This module explores the structure, regulatory environment and governance of the radio industry in New Zealand. You will become fluent with the legislative framework, including legal processes and general operational principles that guide the radio industry. raDIO prOGraMMING The aim of this module is to introduce students to the applied skills needed in the broadcasting studio. Students will gain knowledge through studio-based practical experience with radio programming, announcing, programme delivery and scheduling. COMMErCIal prODUCTION aND sTaTION prOMOTION The aim of this module is to provide students with knowledge of the role of radio industry promotions and marketing across the industry including Iwi, Community and LPFM (low power FM) broadcasters as well as mainstream commercial radio. It will provide students with practical hands-on experience in advertising production, creative conceptualising, campaign planning and promotion implementation. WOrk IN INDUsTrY The aim of this module is to familiarise students with the demands of industry based broadcasting first hand. Students will work in the radio industry in a specialist discipline of their choice. The opportunity for hands-on observation and participation in the field will assist students to experience their chosen specialisation while working with industry professionals in a professional broadcasting environment.

WhaT arE ThE ENTrY CrITErIa?

applICaTION prOCEss submit your completed ‘application to enrol’ form. Download form from or call 0800 2946 832

Check that you meet the entry criteria

QUalIFICaTIONs at least 12 credits at NCEA Level 1 in English or a pass in School Certificate English

application and portfolio assessed by the Certificate in radio Broadcasting review panel

or other equivalent qualification. ENGlIsh laNGUaGE rEQUIrEMENTs Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International Language Test Score (IELTS) of 6.0 across all bands. spECIal aDMIssION FOr ThOsE OVEr 20 Candidates who do not meet those entry requirements may be considered for provisional entry (if aged under 20) or special admission (if aged 20 or over): In such cases entry will be dependent on whether candidates demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success in the programme.


receive acknowledgement of your application

Interview with one of our tutors Candidates may be required to attend an interview. This is an opportunity to demonstrate reasonable likelihood of success in the programme, review your study plans and discuss opportunities within the School

application outcome You will receive a letter advising you of the outcome of your application

Confirmation of entry Letter confirming placement to be returned to the school

If you do not meet the entry criteria for this programme, you may wish to apply for the Level 2 Introduction to Study programme which is designed to prepare students for the teritary study environment. There is also a Level 4 option. These programmes are delivered by Wintec’s Centre for Foundation Studies. Contact us for more information or visit


The School of Media Arts Learning in Wintec’s dynamic, collaborative environment is the best place to begin your career as a creative professional. Our innovative, interdisciplinary programmes equip students for today’s fast paced art, design, music and entertainment industries, placing an emphasis on flexibility and the ability to apply skills in new situations.



Yak FM is the student campus radio station, run by the Certificate in Radio Broadcasting and communication students from the Bachelor of Media Arts. The Yak is a working teaching space for students studying radio, media writing and broadcast modules on the Bachelor of Media Arts although keen students from other areas can also get involved. It has an on air studio, recording booth and mixing studio and broadcasts 24 hours a day.

The Spark International Festival of Media Arts is an annual week-long celebration of contemporary arts organised by the School of Media Arts. Spark offers non-stop talks, exhibitions, panel discussions and entertainment from the cultural cutting edge, and will invite you to listen to, watch and engage with a dynamic array of artists, musicians, film-makers, designers, critics, writers and multi-media and interdisciplinary practitioners.

Check it out on facebook or listen online from

FINDING OUT MORE TAKE A TOUR We conduct tours of the School of Media Arts and the Wintec City campus to showcase the facilities and the collaborative learning environment. These tours are a good opportunity to ask questions about the programmes, facilities and work environment. Book online or call our 0800 number below

CONTACT US Wintec has a School of Media Arts expert in the Student Enrolment and Information Centre who will be able to answer all of your questions. Student Enrolment and Information Centre: City Campus, A Block, Gate 3, Tristram Street, Hamilton Open hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday 7.30am -5.00pm Tuesday 9.30am - 5.00pm Wednesday 7.30am -6.00pm

0800 2946 832 www.wintec.



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