Audio and Acoustics Seminar (DESC9134)


This unit introduces students to a broad range of current research in audio and acoustics, and gives them experience in research. It consists of a series of seminars on current research projects presented by active researchers in audio and acoustics, together with individual or small-group supervision of small-scale research projects.
By completing this unit students will gain an understanding of the research process, and receive some modest experience in research. They will appreciate a range of research methods and subject areas at the forefront of audio and acoustics. They will be in a good position to assess their interest in undertaking further academic research.

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Further unit of study information


Seminar 1 hr + individual supervision


Preliminary Report (25%), Peer Review (10%); Oral Presentation (25%); Final Report (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


DESC9090 or DESC9133

Assumed knowledge

DESC9138 and DESC9011

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.