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This course provides an introduction to sound technology and its creative applications. You will evaluate a range of conceptual, stylistic and aesthetic approaches to sound-making, including the concept of soundscape, and the relationship between sound and film.

You will gain foundational technical skills in audio technology, from portable digital recording through to sequencing, sampling, mixing, editing and post-production within the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Projects are structured around creative applications of these technologies. This is the Gateway course for those intending to major in Sonic Arts. The course fosters and encourages collaborations between Screen and Sound Production and Sonic Arts/Music students.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 3



Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: Enrolment in a single or dual award Media program

Course Outline

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