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MU4507: SOUND DESIGN FOR FILM AND NEW MEDIA (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:54


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 Undergraduate Level 4
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 Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5
  • Either Film And Visual Culture (FS) or Music (MU)

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?

Yes

One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.


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.

(While this course is open to all fourth-year students, they are expected to have some basic to intermediate level of knowledge in audio/sound technology, have taken similar courses in the third year, such as Acousmatic Composition (MU3514), or have some experience in computer programming (in any language).)

 







 


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 26 - 30, 32 - 35, 39

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Summative Assessments

Project Plan, Summary or Abstract

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
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Mid-term Project

Learning Outcomes
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Assessment Type Summative Weighting 65
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Final Project

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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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