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Media Production: Audio Design and Podcasting - MECO2601

Year - 2018

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.

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr seminar/week

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%)

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


18 credit points at 1000 level in Media and Communications




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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