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Recording for Media 3


This module seeks to explore advanced techniques in convergent media recording.  Utilising Digital Audio Workstation software and audio equipment students will be expected to create a remix of an existing multi track session and introduce original instrumentation into the final mix.  The module will also introduce students to new and developing audio post-production techniques and technologies with an emphasis with working with Creative Commons licensed materials to create an audio post-production artefact using original sound.  Examining current ‘sound design industries’ practices, including ADR, “Foley” and sound effects creation.

At the end of this module the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to operate digital music technology.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the key concepts of digital audio.
  • Utilise technology to produce music multi-track digital recordings.

This is an SCQF Level 9 module, and upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 20 credits.



The module is anticipated to run on Thursdays from 2pm to 5pm on the Ayr campus, this will be confirmed ahead of course commencement.


Course presenter

This module will be delivered by Paul McGeechan.


NOTE: This is a university module and upon approval of your application, you will be invited to register and then supported to complete enrolment. To enrol on the university system, the first step involves security set-up using the Microsoft Authenticator app; you will need to ensure that you have a compatible smartphone.

Further information is available at the Student Information Portal.

To access this module via the CPD route, individuals should be ordinarily resident in Scotland.  If you do not meet this criteria, please enquire here.

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