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Marie Kinsella-White

Operations Consultant

McDonald's

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  Marie Kinsella-White
The job that I do is highly specialised and the skills that I am required to have to do my job can only be acquired in our restaurant. However, by taking a job in McDonald's you are opening a career path to use those skills anywhere - the skills you acquire are very transferable. It doesn’t matter where you start, the opportunities are there.
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 

Creative Media Production (Radio) - HND


Course Code:  MRH
Award Code(s): 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The MRH 2 Year Radio Course teaches you everything from how to hold a microphone to how set up a Radio Station. As well as learning music radio programming & presenting you will also study features & documentaries. You will also learn all the legal and business aspects necessary in the radio and media industry.

MRH Radio students have excellent track records of substantial success in media industry. All the Major radio stations have countless ex students on air and working behind the scenes.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Radio Programmes
Radio Studies
Career Development for the Radio Industry
Radio Station Management
Radio Quizzes and Light Entertainment
Practical Skills for Radio Production
Speech Package Production for Radio
Work Experience in the Creative Media Sector
Producing Multi-platform Radio Journalism
Radio Documentary Production
Radio Drama Production
Law for Journalists
Contextual Studies for Creative Media Production
Research Techniques for Creative Media Production
Project Design
Implementation and Evaluation
Special Subject Investigation for Creative Media Production

 

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