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NM2600 - Music, Sound and Mass Media

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to all students

In this subject students examine the relationship between sound and the moving image in the context of the mass media formats of television drama, documentary and music video. Students will develop practical skills within a series of tutorials and utilise these skills to produce a set of assignments focussed on sound in television drama, documentary and music video.

Learning Outcomes

  • undertake basic analysis tasks relevant to sound and music as applied in mass media settings;
  • understand theories and terminology relevant to sound and the moving image in mass media formats;
  • use practical skills to develop soundtrack elements for the moving image in mass media formats.
Prerequisites: NM1600 AND NM1610
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
NM2602

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr David Salisbury.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures - Online video
  • 26 hours tutorials - Group tutorials/ practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: essays (35%); documentary assignment (35%); essay on music video (30%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr David Salisbury.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures - Online video
  • 26 hours tutorials - On-Line Threaded Discussion
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (30%); television assignment (35%); documentary assignment (35%).

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.