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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Concentrates on the further development of knowledge and skills, both practical and theoretical, in the pre-production, production, and post-production of audio-visual media. These skills and knowledge will include research, scripting, producing, directing, camera operation, editing, and experimentation with new media techniques and processes, and will use the music video form to focus their application.

Unit content

  • Historical and contemporary audio-visual and experimental media forms
  • Production techniques in audio-visual media
  • Digital editing and post-production

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 utilise critical and analytical skills in researching and discussing audio-visual media forms Intellectual rigour
2 competently operate hardware and software including cameras, microphones, lighting equipment, and postproduction tools Creativity
3 demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary aesthetics in producing an audio-visual production Knowledge of a discipline
4 demonstrate organisational skills in pre- and postproduction procedures. Knowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. utilise critical and analytical skills in researching and discussing audio-visual media forms
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  2. competently operate hardware and software including cameras, microphones, lighting equipment, and postproduction tools
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. demonstrate an understanding of historical and contemporary aesthetics in producing an audio-visual production
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. demonstrate organisational skills in pre- and postproduction procedures.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline