ACA203 - The Art and Design of Sound


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Must pass 2 level 1 units from courses A351, A356, A357, A359, A352



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour seminar per week for 11 weeks


The unit aims to develop students' conceptual, technical and design skills in professional sound design and production for dance, drama, animation, film, television and art installations.

Students will work toward the creation of a major sound production. In preparing and developing the project, the following topics will be covered: the theory of sound recording and production, studio recording processes and post-production workflows, preparation and presentation of sound for performance, microphone choices and techniques, digital editing and mixing, signal processing, acoustics and psychoacoustics.

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