Postgraduate Course: Sound Design Media (Online Distance Learning) (MUSI11062)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||In this course students will become acquainted with the technologies that are used in digital sound design. Of particular emphasis will be the possibilities of sound production in the recording studio and editing in the digital domain.
This course will be workshop based and hands on in its teaching approach.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Working with professional sound design software tools.
- Experiencing of recording sound in a controlled recording environment.
- Working in a collaborative context of group review and critique.
- Engaging in a creative task within tightly constrained bounds and to present the outcome to conform to precise specifications.
- Interpreting and applying a set of requirements pertaining to a sound design task
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|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Ability to work with professional sound design software tools.
Experience of recording sound in a controlled recording environment.
Ability to work in a collaborative context of group review and critique.
Ability to engage in a creative task within tightly constrained bounds and to present the outcome to conform to precise specifications.
Ability to interpret and apply a set of requirements pertaining to a sound design task.
|Course organiser||Mr Owen Green
|Course secretary||Mrs Lyndsay Hagon
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735