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CUA60620 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Broadcast Radio and Podcasting)

National ID: CUA60620 State ID: AC81
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Radio broadcasting skills that will help you land your first job

Radio is an exciting, dynamic industry, filled with passionate and creative people. 
The Advanced Diploma is a hand-on practical course that provides you with all the skills to land your first job in radio broadcasting, podcasting and multi-platform opportunities
You'll develop a wide skill set in a supportive environment in all aspects of the radio industry, inclusive of on-air, news, marketing, podcasting, digital, and management skills.

Real-time learning means being part of a team that runs a real radio station, our own BOOM Radio, giving you a chance to develop industry networks, and practical experience. 
In addition, you will be able to focus on the critical areas of interest that you are passionate about to enhance your personal growth and industry opportunities.

The lecturing staff have extensive industry links and actively provide industry work placement and networking opportunities for students.
The course ensures you build on the skills you gained in the Diploma to be able to confidently produce or present on your own live radio show or podcast, be on the air, entertain and inform people and become a part of their daily lives.

You can put your experience and skills to good use working across a range of radio and broadcasting roles and apply your marketing, writing, and research skills in many other fields. 
On average 80% of graduating students find employment or gain entry to university to further their study and career opportunities.

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Boom Radio is run by our students who are in their second and final year, studying the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Broadcast Radio and Podcasting).


  • Evolve ideas for professional creative work
  • Coordinate outside broadcasts
  • Develop and execute marketing plans and advertising campaigns
  • Maintain digital presence
  • Implement sound designs 
  • Write scripts and persuasive copy

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative mindset 
  • Good communication skills
  • Focus and motivation
  • Flexibility and good organisational skills
  • Team player
  • Reliability and able to work to a deadline
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting)

Duration is two semesters after completion of Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting) or recent industry experience and knowledge.

Other job titles may include:

  • Radio News Reader 
  • Radio Promotions & Marketing roles
  • Radio Account Executive | Sales Representative 
  • Production & Imaging roles 
  • Programming | Content roles 

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2022

Leederville - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Leederville
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $4,840.44 $945.00 $5,785.44

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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