Community Radio in Practice

Module code: MS3026

This module facilitates your exploration of community radio's unique capacity for community self representation through the production of a talk radio programme. It combines a critical understanding of community radio's capacity for community self-representation, with a substantial grounding in radio production practice via seven weeks of broadcast training.


  • 15 hours of lectures
  • 15 hours of seminars
  • 21 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 149 hours of guided independent study


  • Collective programme production (50%)
  • Critical reflection on 'producing diversity' on air, 1,500 words (30%)
  • Production of programme running order, 1,000 words (20%)