From announcing to compiling on-air news, and from researching to recording and producing items for broadcast, the Radio and Audio Media department teaches performance skills as well as radio station operations and management.
Undergraduate study in radio and audio media will give you a solid grounding in this area.
AUT's student radio station, Static 88.1FM, is run by third-year students in the Bachelor of Communication Studies in Radio.
Our staff have professional relationships with many organisations. Guest lecturers talk to our students, and key people contribute to our School Advisory Committee, like Mediaworks, NZME and NZ on Air.
The Sonic Cultures Research Group is a multi-disciplinary research group that explores the frontiers of sound cultures across the media and society, focused on, but not limited to radio, podcasting, music, sound and the internet.