University of Technology Sydney

50816 Audio Cultures

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 50835 Audio Culture AND 50861 Audio Culture


This subject explores audio cultures from both theoretical and practical perspectives. During the subject students engage with political debates around audio creation and reception. Students consider the role of creators when engaging in audio representations of people, places and communities, including the unique perspective of Indigenous Australians. Students develop core skills in researching, writing about and communicating with audio. Sudents develop fundamental techniques in sound gathering and recording, production planning and collaboration. The subject provides a foundation for both academic and audio literacies as a basis for the rest of the major stream.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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