2007 FCF110 Foundation Audio

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: subject to enrolment quota
required unit for BTM and BMus (Contemporary stream) students


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCF110 H H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 26-FEB-2007 23-MAR-2007 16-APR-2007 01-JUN-2007
Sem 2 H On Campus 16-JUL-2007 10-AUG-2007 03-SEP-2007 19-OCT-2007

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [F2K] [F2Q] [F3K] [F3L] [F3M] [F3S] [G3C] [R2B] [R3A] [R3N]
This unit can be taken in other courses
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Introduces the essential concepts of audio design as they relate to live and recorded music. Students develop an understanding of signal path, mic selection and placement, attenuation and gain structure, leads and basic wiring, integrated and component PA systems, crossovers and equalisation, processing and live mixing. Students are also introduced to basic recording principles, analogue and digital techniques, signal routing and processing, CD writing and manufacture.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: assignments and exams as determined by lecturers; recording and sound reinforcement component (65%), Music Industry Studies component (35%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 x 90 mins lecture/workshops weekly (13 wks)

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STAFF: Mr A Legg (Coordinator)

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