Module title: Audio Internship

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: IMD08120
Module leader: Richard Hetherington
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Creative and Social Informatics
Prerequisites

n/a


Description of module content:

Students can either search for an appropriate internship or be assigned one. Any organisation that works with audio is suitable, irrespective whether the medium is live, linear media, interactive media or manufacturing. Emphasis will be placed on contributing effectively to an existing team in order to support the organisation’s audio requirements. Students will seek to develop an in-depth understanding of the way in audio is utilised within their chosen field, as well as thoroughly explore contemporary professional practices in terms of requirements gathering, production and evaluation.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the way that audio is utilised with the chosen field
LO2: Contribute effectively to an existing audio team in order to provide audio production assistance for the host organisation
LO3: Discuss methods of audio requirements gathering and evaluation within the host organisation
LO4: Critically analyse the internship period in terms of current professional practice and future employment

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - HOROWITZ, S., & LOONEY, S.R. (2014) THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GAME AUDIO: THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SOUND FOR GAMES: TAYLOR & FRANCIS. Vol. 1, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9780415706704
Core - MCLEISH, R., & LINK, J. (2015) RADIO PRODUCTION: TAYLOR & FRANCIS Vol. 1, 6th ed. - ISBN: 1138819972
Core - PHILLIPS, S.L. (2013) BEYOND SOUND: THE COLLEGE AND CAREER GUIDE IN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. Vol. 1, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9780199837687
Core - ROSE, J. (2014) PRODUCING GREAT SOUND FOR FILM AND VIDEO: EXPERT TIPS FROM PREPRODUCTION TO FINAL MIX: TAYLOR & FRANCIS Vol. 1, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9780415722070
Core - WOODARD, E. (2015) THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO INTERNSHIPS: 100 STEPS TO GET A GREAT INTERNSHIP AND THRIVE IN IT: ALLWORTH PRESS. Vol. 1, 1st ed.
Core - YEWDALL, D.L (2012) THE PRACTICAL ART OF MOTION PICTURE SOUND: TAYLOR & FRANCIS Vol. 1, 4th ed. - ISBN: 9780240812403
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