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Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 5)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 5
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Creative Arts » Communication and Media Studies » Journalism, Communication and Media Studies
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is designed for people new to the radio broadcasting industry or considering a career in radio broadcasting or related converged media industries and environments.

Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to operate with supervision, as useful contributors in the industry. This includes the attributes necessary to contribute to a bi- and multi-cultural environment in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Create and present information and entertainment content for use in radio broadcasting and related media environments that meets legal and ethical requirements.
- Apply relevant media production business practice to production processes.
- Research and analyse the social, political, economic, cultural and historical conditions relevant in the radio broadcasting and related media environments, to inform radio broadcasting and media practice.
- Work reliably, independently and collaboratively in order to operate effectively in a professional media environment.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Communication Media Level 4 [Ref: 3206].

This qualification leads to the New Zealand Diploma in Radio Broadcasting (Level 6) [Ref: 3211].
Employment pathways
Graduates with this qualification will be able to operate in the industry in areas such as presenting, production, programming, marketing, sales, brand management, studio engineering, creative writing and digital content management.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Candidates will hold the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (Level 2) [Ref: 0973] or equivalent skills and knowledge.
Education Organisation Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd
Developed By Competenz
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3210
Status Current
Created July 2016
Next Review December 2021
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