University of Technology Sydney

50820 Sound Design

Requisite(s): (((32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10062 80cp Music and Sound Design Major OR 32 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10063 80cp Music and Sound Design Major)) OR 50817 Audio and Music Production )
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This subject provides students with creative concepts, histories, philosophies and production techniques involved in professional sound design as practiced in television, film, animation, radio, games, virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. The subject aims to develop students' conceptual and technical skills including advanced specialised location recording, automated dialogue replacement, dialogue editing, foley, atmosphere, sound effects, as well as multi-channel, immersive and binaural sound production approaches. There is a focus on three-dimensional sound creation, recording, editing and mixing. The subject also covers advanced microphone techniques, multi-channel and immersive microphone array techniques, post-production workflows and advanced psychoacoustics.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.

Detailed subject description.

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