Creative Media

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting

What is TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting

Youtube This course gives you everything you need to launch a successful career in the broadcasting industry. You develop traditional radio and TV skills, and get a thorough understanding of how new technologies are used in the world of communication and media.

We encourage creativity and innovation through different methods of programme delivery and assessment, including interactive online learning, group discussions, critique sessions, workshops, practicals and studio work. Project work is a key component of what we do, and we supplement our learning materials with presentations from visiting industry experts.

The industry work placement is a vital component of the degree course. This takes place in semester six (year three) of the course. Alternatively, you can work as part of an internal design team, creating digital content

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Why study TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting at IT, Tralee

Our state-of-the-art Digital Media Centre (DMC) features a TV studio, a radio studio, multimedia editing suites, an audio/video library suite, a dedicated recording studio and common project work and exhibition space. We also have dedicated high-spec multimedia Mac/PC labs, running the latest operating systems and the most recent industry-standard versions of the relevant software, including Apple Final Cut suite, Adobe production/web design suites and 3D Studio Max.

What are my career opportunities

Our graduates work in television broadcasting as video editors, researchers, in post-production, as producers, editors, programme schedulers, executive producers, directors and managers. In radio broadcasting, they work as production co-ordinators, audio editors, researchers, in technical support, as producers, executive producers, station managers and programme controllers. In the new media/web development area, our graduates work as social media and web communications managers, bloggers and new media content creators for web platforms and mobile devices.

What facilities are available?

  • Digital Media Centre (DMC) The DMC includes the following production and post-production facilities:
  • TV Studio
  • Radio Studio
  • Dedicated Recording Studio
  • Multimedia Editing Suites
  • An Audio/Video Library Suite
  • Dedicated Recording Studio
  • Common project work space and exhibition space (available to students in the new north campus library).

In addition to these resources the Institute has dedicated high-spec multimedia Mac/PC labs, running the latest operating systems and the most recent industry standard versions of the relevant software suites including, Apple Final Cut suite, Adobe production/web/design suites, and 3D Studio Max..