Units of Study

MECO2601 - Media Production: Audio Design and Podcasting

Semester 1, 2018  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona R. Martin
Phone: +61 2 9036 5098
Email: fiona.martin@sydney.edu.au


This unit introduces audio production by exploring the principles of sound design. Beyond introducing the students to the principles of audio, the unit provides them with the ability to produce radio programs in the traditional broadcasting sense, while concentrating on the student's capacity to direct, produce and publish their own podcast. Students will have the opportunity to create sound design for moving image, broadcast radio segments, and podcasts using state of the art radio production facilities, audio recorders, and audio hosting services.


1x 2mins recreate sound design for film (10%), 1x5mins produce a broadcast radio segment (30%), 1x15mins produce a podcast (50%), 1x200wd reflective online journal (10%)


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week


18 credit points at 1000 level in Media and Communications



Additional Information

Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only


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