Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Design
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Robin Hely


This unit provides students exposure to the concepts and tools applicable to digital and audio production techniques. The unit offers students an opportunity to explore the potential of digital video and audio as a medium for inclusion in a wide range of communications and multimedia applications. Scripting, shooting video, sound recording and other production methods are demonstrated.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. understand digital video and audio concepts
  2. be able to plan, acquire and digitise a video source
  3. be able to trim and edit a video source
  4. be able to plan and manage an audio recording session
  5. acquire and incorporate audio and music tracks within a video source
  6. assemble and output a complete digital audio/video production
  7. understand the various applications of digital audio/video in multimedia
  8. have knowledge of the various tools and techniques used for digital video effects and sound composition.


Major projects:50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

12 hours per week; including: 2 lecture hours, 2 studio hours and 8 independent study hours