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Grad Dip in Commercial Radio Broadcasting - Aust Film Television & Radio School 

This full-time, one year course emphasises the techniques of the on-air presenter, and provides a solid grounding in all aspects of studio and production skills, news writing and presentation, interviewing and talkback, commercial copywriting, programming, sales, marketing and promotions. The course also incorporates the making of features such as music specials, documentaries and comedy. Radio industry administration and management are also covered, as is digital radio and Internet radio.

The course maintains close contact with the commercial radio industry through its guest lecturers and attachments at radio stations throughout Australia as industry trainees. AFTRS has a fully equipped radio studio with both digital and analogue facilities, control room, news booth and commercial production/drama studio to enable students to become competent presenters and operators during this course.

Students must have a demonstrated interest in current affairs, a broad general knowledge, relevant technical aptitude, a commitment to a career in commercial radio, a willingness to take up employment in commercial radio anywhere in Australia and have some experience in broadcasting or related public performance.

The course modules cover:

· Techniques for the on-air presenter
· Studio and production skills
· News writing and presentation
· Interviews and talkback
· Features production
· Copywriting and production
· Station programming and management
· Sales, marketing and promotions

Two AFTRS initiatives included in the course are Show Radio and XFM. These two broadcasts give students the opportunity to experience operating in a real commercial radio environment, putting into practice the skills they have acquired throughout the course.

A number of graduates of this course are currently working in the commercial radio industry.

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