The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)
  • 2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)
  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that students get to know that there is literature upon working with sound through theire whole working life.

Learning outcomes

The student understands how theories in sound production emhpasizes the practical knowledge,

Course contents

Student suggest a book and to Kauko Lindfors, read the book and writes a test.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Jukka Laaksonen: Äänityön kivijalka,
Bob Katz, Mastering audio
Stereophonic audio recording
Tomlinson Holman: Surround sound - up and running
Weis,Elisabeth, Belton, John: Film Sound - theory and practice
Viers, Ric: The Sound Effects Bible

Student can also choose a book outside of the list if he/she finds a interesting book.
You can also use e-books. You find them on the Arcada Library homepage - Ebook Central.

Here are some available:

Film Rhythm after Sound: Technology, Music , and Performance, Jacobs Lea

The Sound Handbook, Crook Tim

Audio Post Production for Television and Film: An Introduction to Technology and Techniques, Wyatt Hilary, Amyes Tim

Music, Sound and Filmmakers: Sonic Style in Cinema. Wierzbicki James

You may also suggest a book you find as e-book.

Study activities

Individual studies - 135 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student has to pass the test.


Lindfors Kauko


Lindfors Kauko

Group size

No limit (4 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

TENTAMENSTILLFÄLLEN ordnas enligt behov. Ta kontakt med Monics Löv för närmare information. Observera att kursen inte har en öppen anmälningsperiod. Intresse att delta i kursen anmäls per epost till kursens examinator.

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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