Masters Programs in Radio Studies

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Radio Studies

A master’s degree is a globally-recognized academic designation that furthers the skills developed in a related bachelor’s program. Students admitted to master’s degree programs have typically already completed comprehensive higher education coursework across a wide array of disciplines, including, but not limited to, English, history, basic mathematics, humanities, philosophy, fine arts and social sciences.

Just what is a Master in Radio Studies? This rigorous course of study is generally completed in about two years, and involves thorough review and education in all aspects of contemporary radio production in both corporate and freelance environments. Students should expect to study radio and sound production and editing, microphone techniques, recording and web skills, program construction and planning, talent-casting, team-working and project management, among other related areas. Additional attention will be given to moral and ethical considerations as they relate to mass media. 

Students who successfully earn a master’s degree in radio studies are equipped with the skills needed to work in a broad range of competitive global companies, and are often hired before and able to demand higher salaries than their less-educated counterparts.

The cost of obtaining a Master in Radio Studies varies significantly by both school and geographic region, so interested students are encouraged to contact each school of interest directly for specific and relevant tuition information.

Radio studies degree-holders are prepared for work in a broad assortment of multimedia capacities. Many immediately find work in radio production, programming, news, announcing and advertising sales, among other areas. While many students immediately seek work in the entertainment industry or in higher education upon graduation, others yet use the radio studies degree as a steppingstone toward obtaining an even higher advanced degree.

If a Master in Radio Studies sounds like the right course of study for you, explore the numerous educational opportunities available globally using our broad database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Informatics, Electronics and Radio Engineering

National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Informatics, Electronics and Radio Engineering according to Russian State Educational [+]

Masters in Radio Studies. National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Informatics, Electronics and Radio Engineering according to Russian State Educational Standard in the following directions: - Applied Mathematics and Informatics - Informatics and Computer Engineering - Control in Engineering Systems - Instrumentation - Electronics and Nano-Electronics - Radio Engineering WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE MPEI MPEI students have a chance to study at one of the most prestigious universities of Russia according to numerous rankings and surveys. For more than eighty years of history MPEI have trained a huge number of the qualified engineers, prominent scientists who were standing at the origins of many technical achievements, in particular, of laser creation. At MPEI the Nobel Prize winners A.D. Sakharov and P.A. Cherenkov worked in different periods. In the 20th century in the Special Design Bureau of MPEI, which possesses its own Center of Deep Space Communication, radio images of the Venus surface and a reverse side of the Moon were obtained for the first time. Among the most famous graduates of MPEI there are the ex-Chairman of the State Council of China Li Peng and the ex-President of Romania Ion Iliescu, Ministers of Engineering and heads of the engineering companies of many countries of the world. MPEI partners in science and education include about 140 foreign universities, and such well-known companies like ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, EPRI, Skoda, Samsung and others. Getting the unique training in any chosen field, MPEI graduates never have problems with subsequent employment and realize themselves in any chosen spheres. LANGUAGE OF EDUCATION Training in the field of Informatics and Computer Engineering is organized in English Medium. Training in the other fields is organized in Russian language. Those students who need to learn Russian are invited to MPEI Preliminary course which provides training of Russian language during 1 academic year. ACCOMMODATION CONDITIONS MPEI foreign students are provided with accommodation in MPEI hostel. The hostel under security surveillance has two-room blocks with a bathroom and a toilet in each block. Rooms are for two or three persons. There are also hostels of corridor type with double rooms. Rooms are equipped with furniture, bed linen is also included. On each floor of a hostel there is a common kitchen and a restroom. Internet connection can be provided for additional fee. In MPEI campus there are additional services like laundry, shops, repair offices, post-office, cultural centers, cafes and restaurants, etc. Accommodation fee is about 100 USD per month. INSURANCE All foreign students must have medical insurance for the whole period of education. MPEI works with insurance company which provides the most comprehensive insurance at a rate of 200 USD per year. [-]

Master in Journalism - taught in FRENCH

ESJ Paris - École Supérieure de Journalisme
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Morocco Casablanca Belgium Brussels France Lille Algeria Algiers Cameroon Douala Senegal Dakar Tunisia Tunis Paris + 13 more

This Master in Journalism is taught in FRENCH in Paris. [+]

This Master in Journalism is taught in FRENCH in Paris. Read the official French description and apply here: ESJ Paris: Master en Journalisme [-]

Radio and Audio Production

Birmingham City University Faculty of Art, Design and Media
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

Radio is an ever changing medium. The Master’s in Radio and Audio Production reflects this evolution by covering tradition AM/FM broadcasting alongside digital systems of distribution, such as DAB, podcasting, streaming and audio downloading. This postgraduate courses seek to develop reflective professionals in the media, creative and cultural industries, who can operate at the forefront of the academic discipline and of professional practice. The curriculum emphasises enterprise skills, engagement with new communication technologies. [+]

The course places a great deal of emphasis on professional practice in contemporary radio production. Students will become proficient in industry standard digital equipment while gaining a deeper understanding of current techniques and strategies relating to prerecorded radio packages and live speech/music based radio broadcasting. As well as enriching their practical skills, students are expected to engage in debates and evaluate existing research on the subject, as well as critically appraise professional practice and their own scholarly work. It encourages them to commit to their own continuing professional development.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant subject area and should be able to demonstrate evidence of work in, or a familiarity with, the international media. We welcome non-traditional applications, particularly from applicants with substantial professional or production experience. Prior experiential learning is an acceptable route to the course.... [-]