AUDIO PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY (20 credits)
You’ll learn practical studio recording techniques alongside the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills in location-recording scenarios. You’ll learn how developments in audio technology have shaped the way we create, edit and manipulate sound and music. You will also gain critical listening skills as you’re introduced to various approaches and tools for mixing music.
ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION (20 credits)
You’ll get grounding in the skills necessary to create audio work derived from electronic (analogue or digital) means. You’ll be introduced to core technological concepts such as sequencing, sound synthesis, sampling and mixing, as well as musical concepts such as melody, harmony, rhythm and arrangement.
AUDIO & THE MUSIC INDUSTRY (40 credits)In this module you’ll study current industry trends, examining and evaluating how changes in technology have affected music and audio content. You’ll also be introduced to client management through the completion of a live client brief.
RESEARCH METHODS IN AUDIO & MUSIC TECHNOLOGY (20 credits)
You’ll learn to research and select appropriate methodologies to progress your assessments and assignments. This module is designed to develop your understanding of research methodologies helping you build a foundation for your academic work.
SOUND & AUDIO THEORY (20 credits)
You’ll adopt a more scientific approach during this module – solving problems, interpreting data and presenting your findings. You’ll develop an understanding of the scientific principles underpinning audio and music technology, such as sound theory and analogue and digital audio principles.