Learn to tell stories with sound – from the spoken word and podcasting to surround sound cinema or in an interactive immersive environment.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
In this course, you’ll learn to tell stories with sound – from the spoken word and podcasting to surround sound cinema or in an interactive immersive environment. You’ll explore contemporary sound design and production in areas such as popular music, sound for film and games, studio recording, music technology and live sound.
You’ll study core units in audio production and music technology and can choose electives such as ‘Radio Presenting and Producing’, ‘Introduction to the Screen’, ‘Popular Music’ and ‘Soundtrack.’ You’ll get hands-on experience in our surround sound editing suites, audio control rooms and sound stage and learn from industry experts. Murdoch University is a member of the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association.
To expand your knowledge, skills and career prospects even further, you can combine Sound with other majors including Radio, Games Art and Design, Screen Production or Theatre and Drama.
When you graduate, you’ll be ready for a range of exciting careers in music recording, editing, mixing and remixing, film and television sound recording, sound editing, mixing and design, sound design for interactive media and theatre, and industrial sound design.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sound
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
This course is only available to internal students at Murdoch campus since it is a production-based course which utilises the facilities at this campus.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.
We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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