Learning Outcomes

1 Understand different types and styles of music-based programming

2 Be able to create music sequences for different audiences

3 Be able to incorporate added speech and feature content into music sequences

4 Be able to review own music-based programmes with reference to purpose and audience.

Unit 44 – Music-based Programming Assignment Brief

Producing a radio show checklist


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BTEC Level 3 National Creative Media Production, Student Book

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BTEC Level 3 National Creative Media Production, Teaching Resource


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Radio Magazine


http://www.bbc.co.uk/guidelines/editorialguidelines – BBC Producers’ Guidelines

http://www.broadcastnow.co.uk – online magazine dedicated to news and features on broadcasting

http://www.mcps-prs-alliance.co.uk – music copyright licensing

http://www.ofcom.org.uk – the regulator of the radio industry

http://www.radioacademy.org – a site dedicated to senior industry figures and academics

http://www.theradiomagazine.co.uk/radiomag08/index.cfm – news from the radio industry; requires subscription

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