Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that students are able to design sound for
film, to edit sound for film.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to know the
basic terminology in sound editing and design.

Student is able to plan desired time table for editing sound.

Student is able to edit dialogue, use sound archives, record
sound effects, do foley, organize sound editing with available

Course contents

8 lessons with theory.

Supervised sound design, sound editing and re-recording of a
short film.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Recommended or required reading

John Purcell:
Dialogue Editing for Motion Pictures: A Guide to the Invisible Art
ISBN-13: 978-0240809182
Tomlinson Holman: Surround Sound, Second Edition: Up and
ISBN-13: 978-0240808291

Study activities

  • Lectures - 80 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 33 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Lindfors Kauko


Lindfors Kauko

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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