Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

Develops advanced audio production skills and examines specific techniques employed in the creation of digital and analog audio files in a range of file types. Techniques and processes covered in the syllabus include advanced sound recording and editing, introduction to audio mastering sound spatialisation and surround sound formats, an examination of emerging digital audio technologies.

Unit content

  • Analog and digital recorder
  • Mixing techniques
  • Understanding DAW setups
  • Integration of audio and visual computer-based media
  • Advanced audio editing
  • Digital technology
  • The multi-track recording session
  • Mastering considerations
  • Surround Sound
  • Specific Recording studio techniques
  • Emerging technologies.
  • WHS

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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