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NM1600 - Introduction to Music and Sound Media

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to all students

Students are introduced to a range of digital sound technologies and contexts in which these are applied. Music, film and multimedia contexts are examined, with a range of online tutorials providing practical grounding in the use of sound with text and image in the digital realm.

Learning Outcomes

  • understanding of the range of contexts in which digital sound is utilised;
  • knowledge of industry standard hardware and software systems;
  • knowledge of the use of digital sound technologies in specific contexts of music, film and multimedia;
  • practical knowledge of the combinations of digital sound with text and image.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
Assessment: quizzes or tests (30%); music track, sound track, game track (70%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.