University of Technology Sydney

50817 Audio and Music Production

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 50832 Electronic Music Composition AND 50857 Electronic Music Composition


This subject provides an introduction to the creative concepts, histories, philosophies and production techniques involved in professional audio and music production. The subject aims to develop students' conceptual and technical skills including musical and technical listening, specialised location recording, as well as voice and instrument recording. Editing and mixing are addressed with a particular focus on digital audio music production techniques. Specific topics included are: the history and theory of sound recording and production, studio recording processes and post production workflows, microphone choices and techniques, digital editing, surround sound, signal processing, acoustics and psychoacoustics.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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