Sound, Image, Text

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sound, Image, Text

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit focuses on the rich and varied relationship between sound and image in a number of media and artforms, including film, music video, theatre, installation, mixed media performance and many more.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    - Understand the role, function and interaction of music with sound and text, with reference to the musical characteristics of style and form from many of the following genres: film sound and music, music video, music on the internet, multimedia events, opera and music theatre, songs, music for dance, music for interactive computer games, incidental dramatic music, performance art and sound for installations.
    - Understand and be aware of the cultural, political, economic, technological and social contexts in which music making occurs when combined with other arts.
    - Apply critical skills to review and evaluate the use of sound in a variety of art forms.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.