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Radio degrees abroad

Radio is a sub-discipline of media studies and broadcasting. It’s a subject that prepares students with the theoretical knowledge and practical expertise that they’ll need to achieve success in the radio industry.

As a radio student, you’ll study several genres of radio content and develop skills in producing, editing, reporting, interviewing, and copywriting. You’ll also examine how radio has been used as a vehicle for communication and expression throughout various historical and cultural contexts.

Radio has been transformed in recent decades thanks to the digital revolution and globalization. You can now listen to local radio from almost anywhere in the world, download international podcasts, and stream audio using only wifi. By studying abroad, you’ll see how radio is produced and consumed through a global lens, giving you a more detailed understanding of the subject.

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Radio program structure

You can study radio at various undergraduate and graduate levels. An associate degree typically requires two years of study and will introduce you to the fundamentals of radio.

A bachelor’s degree takes at least three years to complete, but many universities will offer you the opportunity to spend an additional placement year with a media company during your studies. A BA will equip you for most entry-level positions in the radio industry.

If you’re interested in gaining postgraduate qualifications, you could pursue a master’s degree over one or two years, followed by a PhD which takes about five years to complete.

Although radio is a stand-alone subject, it can be read alongside other related programs as part of a joint-honors course. Popular subject pairings include broadcasting, television, film, and media studies.

Teaching on radio degrees is both theoretical and practical. You’ll have lectures, seminars, and tutorials where you’ll discuss key concepts, research, and theories, but you’ll also have hands-on workshops in industry-standard studios. Some universities regularly welcome radio professionals to deliver guest talks about careers in the field.

You’ll be assessed through a combination of exams, essays, submissions of audio work, as well as your production of live radio programs.

The exact content and structure of your radio program will depend on your university, the country you choose to study in, and the elective modules you select. However, core topics that you’ll find on most courses around the world include:

  • Radio production and editing skills
  • The history of radio
  • Announcing and interviewing practices
  • Writing for radio
  • Podcasting
  • Voice coaching
  • Media law
  • Radio advertising

Radio study abroad programs

Radio undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in radio

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    Digital Communications and Mass Media: Radio, TV and Digital Broadcasting Media - BA University of Nicosia, Cyprus

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,923 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,300 EUR

    Start date
    June, September, February
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    Media Studies: Radio and Television Production - BS Mercy University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,224 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,224 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Radio / Television - BA University of Central Florida, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,468 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,468 USD

    Start date
    January, May
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    Radio and Audio Media - BCS Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,985 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,263 NZD

    Start date
    July, February
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    Radio/TV/Film - BA Rowan University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,564 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,564 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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Associate in radio

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    Radio & TV Broadcasting: Sports - ASc Miami Media School, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    25,445 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,445 USD

    Start date
    August, September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June, July
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    Radio/TV Broadcasting - AASc Lake Land College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,900 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,900 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
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Diploma in radio

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    Broadcasting: Radio - OCDip Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,849 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,701 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Broadcasting: Radio - UGDip Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,108 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,058 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Broadcasting: Radio & Creative Content - OCDip Mohawk College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,729 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,535 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Radio, Television and Broadcast News: Radio - Dip Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,749 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,696 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in radio

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    Radio Broadcasting - Cert Lake Land College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,900 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,900 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
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Radio graduate programs

Certificate in radio

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    Broadcasting - Film, Television, Digital Media and Radio - OCGCert Centennial College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,647 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,423 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Radio and Media Production - PGCert Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    14,914 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,545 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Future radio careers

Thanks to your degree, you’ll be prepared to excel in many roles in the radio and media industry. Your knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm will help you to pursue any of the following careers:

  • Radio presenter
  • Radio producer
  • Radio technician
  • Media researcher
  • Radio writer
  • Radio advertising manager
  • Media buyer
  • Broadcast journalist

Radio and media is a popular career choice amongst graduates, so competition for employment can be high. Joining your university’s media society, contributing to the student-led radio station, and taking on work experience at local stations will help you to gather hands-on industry experience and boost your employability.