Courses Catalogue

Radio Production

COURSE CODE: MCO 3102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Bachelor of arts in mass communication
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course introduces the basic technical and creative skills of radio production; students will be introduced to sound recording, digital editing and mixing, interviewing, scripting, voicing and packaging techniques. This course will also present theory and practice for the design and production of commercial and public service messages and to program in different formats to be transmitted by radio. It includes the purpose, type, and style of the message and programs that are transmitted from radio stations. The course is designed for the student to carry out live and pre-recorded production for the radio. 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course introduces the students to the basic principles of radio broadcasting, the history and origin of radio broadcasting, the basic equipment, programming, news production and presentation, advertising. The Course Guide the students on how produce a radio program in ways that met the modern radio broadcasting. 

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit students should be able to;

  • History and Origin of Radio Broadcasting 
  • The principles and practice production 
  • Basic equipment used in production 
  • The importance of programming 
  • News production and presentation 
  •  Advertising in radio broadcasting 
  • The legal aspects of radio Broadcasting.