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MU5509: SOUND DESIGN FOR NEW MEDIA (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:04


Course Overview

This course will explore theoretical and practical aspects of sound design in a wide range of film and media, particularly focusing on new media, such as games and interactive platforms.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Suk-jun Kim

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course will explore theoretical and practical aspects of sound design in a wide range of film and media, particularly focusing on new media, such as games and interactive platforms.

By the end of the course, students will:

  • be able to demonstrate theoretical knowledge and understanding of sound design;
  • be able to acquire a wide range of practical and technical possibilities in sound design;
  • have a general understanding of audio processing based on the basic digital signal processing techniques;
  • be able to create a portfolio of sound design work targeting different media.

Further Information & Notes

This course is for MMus sonic arts students. While other masters student can take the course, they are expected to have a basic to intermediate knowledge of audio/sound technology and/or some basic programming experience (in any language).

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Master of Music in Sonic Arts

Contact Teaching Time

38 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: Bi-weekly journal submissions (40%) Mid-term project (30%) Final project (30%) Resit: A 4000-word essay related to journal submissions; Mid-term project (30%); Final project (30%).

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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