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Music Production and Recording Research I MPR501


Course description for study year 2021-2022. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts
Course code

MPR501

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

15

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English, Norwegian

Offered by

Faculty of Performing Arts, Faculty of Performing Arts

Learning outcome

Students completing Music Production and Recording Research MPR501 will have gained specialized knowledge of a personally selected research topic, allowing them to apply their findings in their professional careers. 

Knowledge and understanding

  • Students will possess knowledge of concept development and project management in relation to music production research.
  • Students will understand and can reflect upon concept development and project management and can identify challenges in relation to music production research.

Skills

  • Students will master music production-related research methods, tools and modes of expression, and general skills relating to reseaerch within the discipline.
  • Students can communicate and discuss issues relating to music production.

Competencies

  • Studenst can manage research that is complex and that may require new modes of expressions.
  • Students are able to take independent responsibility for his or her own professional research and development. 
Content
This course covers various aspects of music production and recording, including historic, current, and emerging techniques and technologies. Discussions will focus on cutting edge developments. This course allows students to investigate current developments in music and sound, including music recording and production techniques/technology, live sound, and the music recording industry.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Participants must be registered in Music Production and Recording Studies (or be graduate students in Music Performance) with a bachelors degree and previous experience with music and recording.
Recommended prerequisites
Previous experience with digital audio workstation software.
Exam
Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Research project in music and sound 1/1 A - F

Students are required to do an oral presentation of their research project in music and sound supported with written documentation, references, and other relevant materials.

Coursework requirements
Students are required to attend lectures, participate in ongoing classroom discussions, and complete a research project in their subject of interest.
Course teacher(s)
Course coordinator: Mark William Drews
Course coordinator: Zachary James Bresler
Programme coordinator: Lena Crosby Haug
Method of work
Individual study supported with individual guidance, group lectures, and master classes.
Open for
Graduate studies in Music Production and Recording
Course assessment
A-F grading of final presentation, supporting documentation and materials.
Literature
The syllabus can be found in Leganto