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Postgraduate Handbook

Sound Construction 1 - SOMA9001
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Campus: College of Fine Arts Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Fee Band: 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course covers aspects of audio production relating to the production of soundtracks for film and video. Students are introduced to various conceptual, stylistic, aesthetic and philosophical approaches to the use of sound within screen-based media, with attention also being paid to the relationship of sound to other art practices. A screening and listening lecture program examines various sound/music pieces, installations and soundtracks.

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