Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAMS103
Subject Name Introduction to Audio Production
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Assignment - Audio editing 30% Quiz 30% Report - Final production and written report 40%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1 hr lecture, 3hr practical per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Guy Freer
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Guy Freer
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
This subject provides an introduction to audio recording, editing, and mixing techniques. Through a combination of critical listening, analysis and practical instruction, students gain a conceptual and practical understanding of basic acoustics, microphone theory, and digital audio production. Concepts of structure and arrangement are introduced and students apply conceptual and practical skills to the creation of sound and music works using digital audio workstations.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of acoustics, microphone and digital audio theory
2. Understand key terminology associated with recording and digital audio production
3. Demonstrate a critical understanding of basic sound structures and composition techniques
4. Record sound using a variety of microphones and microphone techniques
5. Construct multi-track sound or musical works using common digital editing, manipulation and mixing techniques
6. Document accurately and communicate effectively, details of creative production processes

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session.
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:

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