Full Title:Production Project 4 PR
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:MUSC M8087
Credits: 10
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:Students are presented with the challenge of developing, enhancing and mixing the carefully considered, previously recorded 'demo' material belonging to and performed by a musician (or musicians) with a view to bringing about significant improvements in its Production value.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Critically appraise a composer's/musician's previously recorded 'demo' material covering 3-4 songs.
  2. Create, communicate and apply strategies in order to effectively bring about significant advances in the production value of the composers'/musicians' 'new' recordings as compared to their original demo recordings with in the context of the musicians' musical aspirations.
  3. Work with the artist to create and develop a 'signature' sound for the new recordings that brings a uniqueness to the Productions.
  4. Present the finished work as a 'polished' mix suitable for submission to the Mastering stage together with a verbally delivered artist statement.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
No indicative content
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Written Report A critical account of the Artist's previously recorded demo material. Length: 1,000 words. 1 10.00 0 0 Week 4 0
Project Application of the strategies associated with learning outcomes 2 and 3 that are designed to lead to greater production depth and value. 2,3 70.00 0 0 Sem 2 End 0
Presentation Creating a refined mix of the production considered appropriate for Public presentation and accompanied with a short 2-3 min proclamation of the student's own personal artist statement. 4 20.00 0 0 Sem 2 End 6
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Tutorial Short presentations will be made by students, during group discussions, but these will not be assessed. Feedback from peers will form the basis of this approach. Through peer collaboration and feedback, the group members will provide ideas and reflections on individual projects. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Practical Students will explore, develop and practically implement ideas and performances into their recording sessions in support of their productions in both individual and peer to peer group settings. 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 13.80 Every Week 13.80
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 20.80
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
This module does not have any book resources
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_MMPAR_8 Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in the Production of Music and Audio 6 Mandatory