Birmingham, United Kingdom

Radio And Podcast Drama Production

when 15 July 2024 - 2 August 2024
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2300

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 drama.

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 podcasting. 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
• 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.



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