DISC233-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Critical listening

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


This course provides an introduction to the principles and vocabulary of acoustics and psychoacoustics, and how these principles relate to practical situations such as recording and mixing audio. Students will also learn about common tools and methods for sound measurement, approaches to critical listening (spectral balance, dynamics, imaging), and best practices in hearing management.



Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Otakaro 122
19 Feb - 31 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 11:00 - 13:00 Otakaro 109 Mac Computer Lab
19 Feb - 24 Mar
22 Apr - 2 Jun

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,059.00

International fee $6,000.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Creative and Digital Arts .

All DISC233 Occurrences

  • DISC233-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024
  • DISC233-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024 - Not Offered