Music Production and Recording II (MPR504)

Course description for study year 2024-2025. Please note that changes may occur.


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Language of instruction

English, Norwegian


This course covers aspects of music production and recording, building on the knowledge gained in MPR 503 Music Production and Recording I.

Students will work with a wide variety of concert and studio recordings, including their own projects. Students will participate in group projects and assignments.

Learning outcome

Students completing MPR504: Music Production and Recording Practice II will have gained a variety of practical experience and advanced knowledge of music production and recording, enabling them to enhance their professional careers.

Knowledge and understanding

  • Students can understand and reflect upon artistic practice, concept development and project management, and can identify artistic and technical challenges in relation to music production and recording.


  • Students can communicate and discuss issues relating to music production.
  • Students will master music production-related methods, tools and modes of expression, and general skills relating to professional practices within music production and recording.
  • Students will evaluate and choose between the discipline's methods and tools, and propose new expressions and solution models based on artistic aesthetics.


  • Students can manage complex situations that require creative technical and artistic solutions.
  • Students can take independent responsibility for their own professional research and development.

Required prerequisite knowledge

MPR503 Music Production and Recording I
MPR503- Music Production and Recording I


Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Portfolio 1/1 Passed / Not Passed

Students are required to present an individual project in music and sound along with supporting documentation.Students are required to deliver a portfolio of their completed recordings and project reports at the end of the semester.

Coursework requirements

Students are required to attend lectures, participate in ongoing classroom discussions, and actively practice their music production and recording techniques by working with self-selected and assigned projects.

Course teacher(s)

Course coordinator:

Mark William Drews

Study Adviser:

Lena Crosby Haug

Method of work

Individual study supported with individual guidance, group lectures, and master classes.

Guided and independent production and recording of concert and studio productions.

Overlapping courses

Course Reduction (SP)
Music Production and Recording Research II (MPR502_1) 15
Music Production and Recording Practice II (MPR542_1) 15

Open for

Music Production and Recording - Graduate studies

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course supervisor, the student union representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital subject evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.


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