Courses & Units

Recording and Sound Reinforcement FCJ217

Hobart

Introduction

This unit builds on the skills established in FCF110 Foundation Audio, enabling students to develop skills in specific mic placement and positioning techniques in relation to specific music/sound genres; sonic capture, mixing,mastering; digital recording and editing, sound reinforcement (PA) and electronic and acoustic theory. Students will also demonstrate an understanding of audio theory, music reproduction legal issues and session planning, preparation, data storage, and live/studio etiquette.

Summary

Unit name Recording and Sound Reinforcement
Unit code FCJ217
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Mr Stewart Long

Teaching staff

Mr Stewart Long

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,102.00 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

  • PREREQ: FCF110 Foundation Audio or College equivalent

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following units:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 90 minute lecture/tutorials weekly for 13 weeks.

Assessment

Recording and PA projects: 60%End of semester written exam: 40%

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Flexible Study Options

 Web Supported

Textbooks

Required

Modern Recording Techniques, 7th edition. Huber & Runstein. Focal Press. 2005

Recommended

The Audio Expert. Ethan Winer. Focal press. 2012Live Sound Mixing, 3rd edition. Duncan Fry. Roztralia Productions, 2000

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