Audio and Broadcasting Practice

MDA60022 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2024 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

26 Feb 24 - 26 May 24

2 Jul 24

Last self enrolment:
10 Mar 24

31 Mar 24

Last withdraw without fail:
12 Apr 24

Aims and objectives

The unit develops technical operating skills useful for all sectors of the Australian and international radio, audio and podcast industries and enable students to critically evaluate broadcasting practices in Australia primarily but also overseas. Finally, the unit will allow students to develop creative and entrepreneurial approaches to creating radio, audio and podcasting products.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of broadcasting in various radio and podcasting formats to establish and consolidate basic broadcasting skills.
2. Present, discuss and critically evaluate broadcasting practices in Australian and international radio and podcast industries.
3. Develop vocal presentation and production skills, indicating ability to relate to an audience and operational proficiency.
4. Produce industry standard radio programs or podcasts with basic content elements