Course Title: Develop sound design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5134

Course Title: Develop sound design

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Students will learn the skills and knowledge to develop a sound design from a production brief.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU16A Develop sound design


Assess creative ideas

Breakdown the components of the sound design brief

Develop the sound design

Evaluate the completed sound design

Interpret and confirm sound design brief

Investigate and experiment with sound components for the expression of ideas

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

ENG exercise 25%
Sound design evaluation 15%
Research assignment 15%
Recording session evaluation 25%
Preparation of sound design 20%