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MU5518: ADVANCED SOUND DESIGN FOR NEW MEDIA (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


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 Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Suk-jun Kim

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

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.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 29, 31 - 34, 38

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Design Project: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 65
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Learning Outcomes
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Design Project: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
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Mid-term project

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

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Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualUnderstandBe able to demonstrate theoretical knowledge and understanding of sound design
ProceduralApplyBe able to acquire a wide range of practical and technical possibilities in sound design
ProceduralApplyHave a general understanding of audio processing based on basic signal processing techniques
ProceduralCreateBe able to create a portfolio of sound design work targeting different media

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