Course Title: Sound

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6048

Course Title: Sound

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Josiane Meuller

Course Contact Phone: 99254585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This year long course covers the skills and knowledge required to record, edit, combine and incorporate sound into multimedia presentations and prepare sound media for different platforms.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFEDT01A Make creative and technical editing decisions


CUFEDT01A/01 Interpret the brief

CUFEDT01A/02 Generate and assess ideas

CUFEDT01A/03 Develop initial and/or on-going edit decisions

CUFEDT01A/04 Communicate editing decisions, evaluate and make amendments

CUFEDT01A/05 Monitor the editing process

National Element Code & Title:

ICPMM46CA Incorporate Video Into Multimedia Presentations


ICPMM46CA/02 Use digital video software

ICPMM46CA/01 Identify and describe formats of digital video

ICPMM46CA/03 Design and edit digital video

ICPMM46CA/04 Present a digital video sequence

National Element Code & Title:

ICPMM61DA Prepare Multimedia For Different Platforms


ICPMM61DA/01 Identify and describe multimedia delivery techniques

ICPMM61DA/02 Prepare data for multimedia platforms

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment takes the form of practical class-based exercises in different aspects of recording, manipulating and editing sound, which account for 50% of assessment. The other 50% is based on the integration of sound into the student’s Major Project.