Music Production and Recording Research II (MPR502)

Course description for study year 2023-2024


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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 501- Music Production and Recording Research 1. The course allows students to continue their investigation of current developments in music production and recording.

Learning outcome

Students completing Music Production and Recording Research MPR502 will have gained specialised 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

Required prerequisite knowledge

MPR501 Music Production and Recording Research I


Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Research project in music and sound 1/1 Passed / Not Passed

Students are required to present a research project in music and sound along with supporting document.

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

Study Adviser:

Lena Crosby Haug

Method of work

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

Open for

Music Production and Recording - Graduate studies

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student 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 course 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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