Critical listening 852

Module code MTZ 852
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Critical Listening consists of the development of the auditory judgement of the student in order to be able to achieve the appropriate level of critical audio discernment as appropriate for a professional audio production.  Specific attention is paid to the estimating of the frequency of sound, sound level changes, reverberation, delay, distortion, dynamic processing and spectral irregularities.  Examination is based on a portfolio of critical listening assignments and a series of critical listening tests.  By completion of this module, students should be able to demonstrate an advanced level of audio evaluative skills as appropriate for music production environments.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Music
Period of presentation Year

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