Birmingham, United Kingdom

Radio And Podcast Drama Production

when 17 July 2023 - 4 August 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2200

The focus is on professional ‘real world’
practice, with students learning valuable
skills in idea generation, commissioning,
and pitching. Practical advice on scripting,
recording, directing voice talent, and use
of music and sound effects are provided,
with training taking place in the Parkside
building’s state-of-the-art radio studios.
Post productions skills in audio editing and
mixing are also covered in this intensive,
hands-on programme.
By the end of the course, you will have
produced a ‘pilot’ episode or showreel to
demonstrate your own radio or podcast

Course leader

Arts, Design and Media

Target group

University students

English language requirement: No formal qualification required; however all classes will be taught in English

Academic pre requisites: Level 3 or equivalent

Course aim

This course introduces the key concepts
and production skills required to create
compelling audio drama for both radio and
A team of experienced UK audio producers
and technical staff will work with you to
develop early drama concepts through to the
final stages of production.

Credits info

Practice based - non credit bearing

Fee info

• Academic course
• Accommodation for three weeks
• Birmingham airport pick-up and
• Cultural visits to London, Bath and
• Programme of social events
• International Summer School T-shirt

*Please note travel to the UK, visa costs and other personal
travel and living expenses are not included e.g. meals.
There are many shops, canteens, cafes, and restaurants
on or near the campus. We suggest that students should
budget a figure of approximately £10 50 per day for
additional food and drink.