Professional studies

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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 the student shall know the basic of recording and mixing music.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to know an use the equipment connected to an audio studio.

Course contents

Microphone characteristics och microphone techniques Signal path from microphone to hard drive Pro Tools basics Mixing console basics and signal path EQ and dynamic processing Effect processors Practice recordings in group Own recording

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Audio Technology, Audio Electronics

Recommended or required reading

David Miles Huber & Robert E. Runstein. Modern Recording Techniques. Focal Press, 2005. ISBN 0240806255

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 40 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 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

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


Skaag Oskar


Biström Johnny

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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