The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The students master the sound studio and all technical equipment.
Pro Tools editing and mixing.
Analog recording and mixing using Arcadas SSL AWS mixer.
Microphone techniques, mono, stereo and surround.
Dynamicprocessing and equalising.

Learning outcomes

The course teaches the students to work independently in Arcadas sound
studio. We concentrate on recording of acoustic instruments. We go
through all equipment in the studio and a thorough walk through of Pro

Course contents

Lectures with practical examples and exercises. We go through the mixing console, look at the signal paths in the studio, how to build foldback/monitoring for the perfomers and musicians we are recording as well as learn different miking techniques for various instruments etc.

During the course we?ll invite artists/bands to come into the studio and record them as a group, we will also finalise a mix on one or several of the recorded tracks. Students will also independently mix one of these tracks, alternatively finalise a mix from another individual project. The own material can preferably music for the movies produced during the course Fictional Storytelling. The individual project can also, if needed, extend over the summer.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to media production
(MK-2-113) and sound course 'A' or similar.

Previous course names

Sound Design: Music, foley and dubbing

Study activities

  • Lectures - 32 hours
  • Practical exercises - 95 hours
  • Individual studies - 8 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio


  • Lindfors Kauko
  • Lönnfeldt John


Lindfors Kauko

Group size

No limit (3 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Kursen startar efter produktionsperiodens slut.
The course will start once the production periods are finished.

Course enrolment period

2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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