Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University


  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA), Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    50861 Audio Culture or 50857 Electronic Music Composition

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This subject explores the fundamental concepts behind the representation, synthesis and manipulation of sound. These multi-faceted topics are examined in a diverse range of contexts, including the physical nature of sound; digital signal processing theory; human physiology and psychoacoustics; computing technology; and the aesthetic concerns of contemporary sound designers. The subject introduces a variety of visual representations of digital audio, showing how they relate to human auditory perception. Study of the theoretical aspects of each technique is reinforced by practice-based sessions and assessments.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.