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Undergraduate Handbook

Sound Media 1 - SOMA2602
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Campus: College of Fine Arts Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Currently enrolled in program 4810 Digital Media or 3982 Digital Media/Computer Science.
Excluded: SOMA2551, SOMA2812
Fee Band: 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


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

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