Course Title: Develop sound designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6087 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Title: Develop sound designs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This unit of competency is delivered in the class Sound 3. This unit covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop sound designs from production briefs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU501A Develop sound designs


1. Interpret and confirm sound design briefs

2. Break down components of sound design briefs

3. Experiment with sound components to express ideas

4. Assess creative ideas

5. Design sound elements

6. Evaluate completed sound designs

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will have developed skills and knowledge required to develop sound designs across a number of screen and media platforms.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.