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Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student the needed level of theoretical and practical skills so that the student can work as a sound supervisor or sound technician in simple discussion and music programmes in the TV-studio environment.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to know the basics of sound recording and mixing techniques together with the working methods of discussion and music programmes produced in multicamera TV-studio environment. The student is also expected to be able to draft sound plans for music and discussion programmes.

Course contents

The course includes four theoretical lectures in sound design. During the lectures the students learn to draft sound plans for discussion and music programmes carried out as multicamera productions in TV-studio environment. The students will also work under supervision as sound supervisors and sound technicians in Arcada's TV-studio projects. The students are expected to keep a learning diary in which they describe and analyse the production processes from the sound dramaturgical, sound technological and work methodological angles. The student is also expected to analyse his/her own working methods and roll during the process. The diary and the sound plans of the done productions will be submitted for grading after the last obligatory feedback lecture at the end of the course.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic course in Single camera production or Single camera production 1 Video reportage or Single camera production 2 Basic course in Multicamera production

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Additional information

Grade is based on: Acitivity 20 % Sound design exercise 15 % Recording and mixing exercises 50 % Learning diary and sound plans 15 %

Recommended or required reading

Hand-outs and student's own notes

Study activities

  • Lectures - 12 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 75 hours
  • Individual studies - 18 hours
  • - 28 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

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Grönroos Mikael
  • Mård Tommy


Lindfors Kauko

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

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Assessment methods

2010-04-10 - Reports and productions

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