Course Title: Develop and implement sound production for a recording

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4128

Course Title: Develop and implement sound production for a recording

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 86.0

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2007

Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the technical, artistic, expressive, communication and sound design competencies required for producing a recording.
Semester 1 covers the physics of sound, the theory of acoustics and acoustic treatment of spaces.
Semester 2 covers the planning of a recording, organization of artistic talent, tracking, mixing and mastering of a recording, and compiling a portfolio disc.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU17A Develop and implement sound production for a recording


Confirm arrangements

Develop and confirm a vision for the required artistic outcome

Evaluate the recording process and product

Identify appropriate artists for the recording project

Undertake the recording sessions

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assesment will incorporate a variety of methods including research and written report of studio design practices for acoustic treatment, in-class written examination, observation of learner practical activities, planning participation and completion of professional standard audio recording.