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Audio Production and Recording

Original title in Czech: Zvuková produkce a nahráváníFEKTAbbreviation: AUDB-ZVUKAcad. year: 2018/2019

Programme: Audio Engineering

Profile

The study programme provides interdisciplinary studies for BSc degree in audio engineering. The programme focuses on the education of professionals - sound engineers and audio technicians with technical and artistic overview in the area of audio equipment, audio signal processing, music direction and studio practice. Students are educated in the field of audio electronics, studio equipment and music theory, and gain practical experience in studio practice.
Instruction is provided primarily by the Department of Telecommunications FEEC and the Faculty of Music of JAMU in Brno. A wide range of optional courses along with individual technical and artistic projects and the bachelor’s final work enable students to focus more closely on the area of studio audio engineering, audio technology, analogue and digital processing of audio signals and future study of programmes focused on performing arts.
The study is divided into three years. In the first year, students gain basic knowledge in mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, and music theory. The knowledge is broaden in specialized subjects during the second year of study. Instruction in the third year is focused on practical use and application of this knowledge and studio practice.

Key learning outcomes

The graduates are trained in the area of audio equipment and its utilization in the studio practice. The area of the knowledge extends from the range of sound waves and audio signals through their analog and digital processing to design and realization of audio equipment and systems, from musical theory through instrumentation to sound recording practice. He knows the principle, structure and operation of various analog and digital audio equipment and systems.
The graduates are qualified in area of audio electronics, acoustics, electroacoustics, theory of music and instrumentation. The graduates have also knowledge in area of studio audio engineering, sound recording practice and technical realization of audio equipment and systems.
Graduates will find application as professionals in broadcasting, post-production and recording studios, theatres, in the staging musical performances, multimedia production, in companies engaged in the production, sale and service of audio and music electronics, in companies engaged in the design of studios and space for audio production, with complex installation and technology, etc. They are prepared to perform lower executive or managerial functions in all these areas. The markedly practice-oriented university education makes it possible for the graduates to prove useful in audio engineering practice or in sound recording practice, and provides a good basis for complementation of theoretical knowledge by subsequent MSc studies.

Occupational profiles of graduates with examples

The graduates of AUDIO ENGINEERING are trained in the area of audio equipment and its utilization in the studio practice. The area of the knowledge extends from the range of sound waves and audio signals through their analog and digital processing to design and realization of audio equipment and systems, from musical theory through instrumentation to sound recording practice. He knows the principle, structure and operation of various analog and digital audio equipment and systems.
Graduates will find application as professionals in broadcasting, post-production and recording studios, theatres, in the staging musical performances, multimedia production, in companies engaged in the production, sale and service of audio and music electronics, in companies engaged in the design of studios and space for audio production, with complex installation and technology, etc. They are prepared to perform lower executive or managerial functions in all these areas. The markedly practice-oriented university education makes it possible for the graduates to prove useful in audio engineering practice or in sound recording practice, and provides a good basis for complementation of theoretical knowledge by subsequent MSc studies.

Entry requirements

The condition for admitting is a completed secondary education.

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Course structure diagram with ECTS credits

1. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-FY1BPhysics 1cs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 12 / L - 26no
BPC-HT1Music Theory 1cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 13no
BPC-MA1Mathematics 1cs7CompulsoryCr,ExP - 52 / CPP - 22 / O - 4yes
BPC-PC1TComputers and Programming 1cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 26yes
BPC-TDETechnical Documentationcs3CompulsoryGCrP - 12 / Cp - 26yes
BPC-FYSSeminar of Physicscs2OptionalCrCOZ - 26yes
1. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-ESMElectronic Components and Materialscs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 12 / Cp - 12no
BPC-ELEAElectrical Engineeringcs7CompulsoryCr,ExP - 39 / Cp - 19 / L - 20no
BPC-FY2BPhysics 2cs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 26 / L - 12no
BPC-HT2Music Theory 2cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 13no
BPC-MA2Mathematics 2cs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 39 / COZ - 6 / CPP - 14 / O - 6yes
BPC-AN4English for Bachelors 2cs2Compulsory-optionalExCj - 261no
BPC-AEIEnglish for Electrotechnical Engineeringcs2Compulsory-optionalExCj - 261no
2. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-ANAAnalog Technologycs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 12 / Cp - 12 / L - 14no
BPC-ASIAnalysis of Signals and Systemscs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 39 / Cp - 14 / L - 12no
BPC-AH1Music Theory in Englishcs2CompulsoryExCOZ - 26no
BPC-MA3Mathematics 3cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 4 / CPP - 18 / O - 4no
BPC-MVAAMeasurement in Audio Engineeringcs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / L - 26no
BPC-KPNMusic Notationcs2CompulsoryCrCOZ - 9 / Cp - 4no
BPC-ZHAFundamentals of Musical Acousticscs3CompulsoryExP - 26no
2. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-ANHAcoustics of Musical Instruments and Human Voicecs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 12 / L - 14no
BPC-AH2Audiotechnology in Englishcs2CompulsoryExCOZ - 26no
BPC-CZSDigital Signal Processingcs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 26no
BPC-ELAElectroacoustics 1cs5CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 4 / L - 22no
BPC-ZINFundamentals of Instrumentationcs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 26no
BPC-DE1Digital Electronics 1cs6Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 13 / Cp - 26 / L - 131no
BPC-KEZDesign of Electronic Devicescs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / L - 261no
BPC-OOPObject-Oriented Programmingcs6Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 391no
BPC-PC2TComputers and Programming 2cs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 261no
BPC-SCPThe C++ Programming Languagecs4Compulsory-optionalGCrCp - 391no
BPC-PISFundamentals of Information and Communication Technologiescs2Compulsory-optionalCrL - 261yes
3. year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-B2TBSemestral Thesiscs1CompulsoryGCrPR - 26no
BPC-SZZEditing of Sound Recordingcs2CompulsoryCrCOZ - 26no
BPC-SP1Studio Practice 1cs3CompulsoryCrP - 2 / L - 24no
BPC-STERecording Studio Technologycs6CompulsoryCr,ExP - 26 / L - 39no
BPC-VS1Studio Equipment 1cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 14 / L - 12no
BPC-DE2Digital Electronics 2cs6Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / L - 261no
BPC-MEPMicroelectronic Practicecs2Compulsory-optionalCrL - 261no
BPC-NKZTDesign of Audio Electronic Devicescs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / L - 261no
BPC-TVTTelevision Technology and Multimediacs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / L - 261no
BPC-ZSGIntroduction to Computer Typography and Graphicscs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / Cp - 261no
BPC-HNMMusic in New Mediacs3Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 8 / PR - 182no
BPC-UHBIntroduction to Issues of Percussion Instrumentscs2Compulsory-optionalCrP - 13 / COZ - 132no
3. year of study, summer semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-BCTBBachelor Thesiscs5CompulsoryCrPR - 1no
BPC-STTRecording Studio Technology - Practicecs2CompulsoryCrL - 14no
BPC-SP2Studio Practice 2cs3CompulsoryCrP - 2 / L - 24no
BPC-UHRIntroduction to Music Directingcs3CompulsoryCrP - 2 / COZ - 24no
BPC-VS2Studio Equipment 2cs3CompulsoryCr,ExP - 14 / L - 12no
BPC-ZSWAudio Softwarecs2CompulsoryCrL - 26no
BPC-AUDAudio Electronicscs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / L - 261no
BPC-HELElectronic Musical Instrumentscs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / L - 261no
BPC-INTInteractive Technologiescs3Compulsory-optionalCrP - 13 / COZ - 131no
BPC-REPLoudspeaker Systemscs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 13 / L - 26 / O - 131no
3. year of study, both semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
BPC-XUPArt Projectcs2CompulsoryGCrA - 52no
BPC-RSKAnalysis of Compositions cs2Compulsory-optionalCrP - 262no
BPC-TUZCreating Artificial Soundcs5Compulsory-optionalCr,ExP - 26 / COZ - 262no
Any year of study, winter semester
AbbreviationTitleL.Cr.Com.Compl.Hod. rozsahGr.Op.
XPC-OPXProfessional Practicecs3OptionalCryes
All the groups of optional courses
Gr. Min. credits Courses
2 7 BPC-HNM, BPC-UHB, BPC-RSK, BPC-TUZ
1 5 BPC-DE2, BPC-MEP, BPC-NKZT, BPC-TVT, BPC-ZSG
1 10 BPC-AUD, BPC-HEL, BPC-INT, BPC-REP
1 2 BPC-DE1, BPC-KEZ, BPC-OOP, BPC-PC2T, BPC-SCP, BPC-PIS
1 4 BPC-AN4, BPC-AEI