Sound Engineering 2

Module code
M-JP-SEN2
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Practical Classes
Credits
5
Group size
4
Number of course weeks
24
Class duration
1 hour per week
Total contact hours
24 hours
Study load
116 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
Admitted to fourth year Composition for Film and Theater.
Competencies
B2 (click here for an explanation).
Aims
Developing advanced skills towards a better mix and production, for those who have deficiencies in sound engineering.
Relation to other modules
Composition for Film and Theater modules.
Content
Students will be handling most aspects of mixing and recording techniques like:
setting up a mix from scratch;
the use of eq;
the use of compression;
the use of effects;
how to setup microphones.
Students will be working on all kinds of music, but at the last part of the module, the focus will be on their own compositions.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group classes.
Material
Pro Tools, Cubase, Logic.
Student activity
n/a

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the module.
Criteria
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents, are able to mix advanced pop and orchestra mixes.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the module.
Examination procedure
Assessment of the products handed in by the students.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

This program is for those who want to advance their skills in recording and mixing.
Case study orientated advanced training in class plus mixing homework.
Students bring their own productions into the lessons which are part of the lessons.