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Unit description

Develops advanced level skills and knowledge in relation to sound production with a focus on understanding the fundamentals of studio-based sound recording and audio production techniques. Techniques and processes covered in the syllabus include advanced sound recording and editing, sound spatialisation and an examination of emerging audio technologies in relation to sound production.

Unit content

  • The multi-track recording session
  • Advanced analog and digital recording techniques.
  • Advanced audio editing
  • Developing creative sound recording concepts
  • Emerging sound recording technology
  • Sound production case studies
  • Audio mastering

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Demonstrate an understanding of advanced level sound theory concepts and apply these concepts in recording contextsKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCommunication and social skills
2Demonstrate advanced level skills and techniques in recording, editing and mixingKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
3Analyse production techniques utilised in contemporary sound recordings.Knowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of advanced level sound theory concepts and apply these concepts in recording contexts
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. Demonstrate advanced level skills and techniques in recording, editing and mixing
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. Analyse production techniques utilised in contemporary sound recordings.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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

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Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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