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MECO6947: Advanced Audio Project

This is a project-based capstone unit focusing on specific publication and project outcomes. It builds on knowledge, techniques, professionalism and skills acquired by students who have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite units, and further opportunity to enhance that knowledge, and practice those skills. Students will produce a substantial audio media project and experience many facets of production and problem solving encountered in delivering a major media project in a convergent production environment.

Code MECO6947
Academic unit Media and Communications
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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48 credit points from Digital Communication Cultures or Media Practice or Health Communication or Strategic Public Relations or Publishing degree tables, including (MECO6900 and MECO6941)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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MECO6904 or MECO6905 or MECO6928 or MECO6932 or MECO6935

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate skills required to produce audio packages of broadcast quality, including, where appropriate narration, interviewing; editing sound and music
  • LO2. display sound editorial judgment and professional writing skills, an understanding of structural and genre conventions and an awareness of interdisciplinary influences.
  • LO3. demonstrate skills in critical discussion and analysis of audio in a range of media formats and genres
  • LO4. demonstrate awareness of key ethical issues involving the production of audio media and research materials
  • LO5. plan and achieve goals while working to deadline
  • LO6. collate and present a range of digital media assets in a manner appropriate to specified media or research projects in support of your audio project
  • LO7. Produce an audio podcast or audio equivalent to a professional standard.