Music sync and placement

Level: undergraduate degree module. SCQF 7, 20 credits

Entry requirement: No formal entry requirements, student must have an existing digital competency which enables then to operate and troubleshoot their own equipment.

Duration: 14 weeks

Start week: 24 January, application deadline 14 December

In a media landscape completely transformed by the global pandemic film, television and advertising are adapting to the new normal and finding creative ways to commission, create and produce new content. ‘Sync’ (placing music in visual media) is still a vital revenue stream and exposure tool for new music. This module has been developed in collaboration with industry to build resilience among creative practitioners so that emerging artists, songwriters, library music writers and composers understand the opportunities in music sync and placement and can stay ahead of the curve.

Study time: 200 hours which will include teaching, self-directed study and assessment. There is no requirement to attend any face-to-face virtual sessions at specific scheduled times, the module is delivered online through the university’s virtual learning environment and your study can be done whenever convenient for you each week.

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