COURSE SYLLABUS

Audio in digital games 7.5 credits

Ljud i digitala spel
First cycle, S0039F
Version
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2020 Sp 1 - Present
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Syllabus established
by 26 Apr 2012

Last revised
by Bo Jonsson, Head of Department at the Department of Arts, Communication and Education 17 Jun 2020

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G#
Subject
Audio Technology
Subject group (SCB)
Media Production

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language


More information about English language requirements


Selection

The selection is based on 1-165 credits.



Course Aim

After the course is finished the student can account for tools and management of audio in digital games.

The student can discuss and account for the part audio plays in digital games.

The student has understanding for the integration in-between audio, game mechanics and graphics.

The student has understanding for audiotive story telling in digital games.

The student can create audio for digital games and can work with the implementation of audio in digital games.

 


Contents

The history of game audio.

Creation of audio for digital games.

Tools for handling game audio.

Trade knowledge – Game industry

Copyright.

 


Realization

Lectures

Seminars

Sound design for digital games

Voluntary field trip to businesses in the game industry at self-cost.


Examination

Hand in assignments

Presentation of final project


Remarks

Technical requirements: access to a computer with specifications for basic games and install permission.


Examiner
Nyssim Lefford

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2014 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

Modules
CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0003Final TaskU G#3.50MandatoryS14
0005Assignment reportU G#3.00MandatoryA16
0006Take-Home examinationU G#1.00MandatoryA16

Study guidance
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