Music Technology

Tuesdays 18:00 - 20:00
Dates

17 April - 28 August 2018

Contact Sessions 12 classes (24 hours)
Venue Building K1 Computer Lab 120
Course Fee R3500 per person
Course Materials 16GB USB Flash Drive required
Course Reference Code Q15

Music Technology is an integrated component of multimedia and aimed at those who are interested in acquiring knowledge and skills applicable to the music and sound technology industry. After successfully completing this short course participants will have the necessary practical skills and knowledge to use music software effectively (these include sound mixing, sound editing and sound balancing). Sound mixing and sound editing, in particular, are highly valued in the context of large-scale public events such as music concerts and public performances that involve large crowds.

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this short learning programme is an NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic computer skills.

 

Video & Film Editing

Saturday 21 April 2018
Morning Session: 09:00 - 13:00
Afternoon Session: 14:00 - 18:00
Contact Sessions 1 day, 2 sessions (8 hours)
Venue Building F2 Multimedia Lab 120
Course Fee R1500 per person
Course Materials Provided at workshop
Course Reference Code Q16

Video and Film Editing is a full-day workshop aimed at those who want to learn how to use a digital video camera successfully and how to transfer recorded material to DVD format by means of the software programs iMovie, Apple Final Cut Pro and iDVD. The workshop is structured as follows:

 

Morning session: Practical work

  • Basic cinematography
  • Introduction to directing
  • Video and film formats
  • Editing aesthetics

 

Afternoon session: Digital transformation

  • Basic software training in Adobe Premiere
  • Basic technical editing
  • Editing techniques on iMac
  • Finishing video work and formatting for high definition (HD) television and DVD applications by means of iDVD

 

Admission Requirements & Materials

The admission requirements for this workshop is an NQF Level 4 education (matriculation or equivalent) as well as basic computer skills. Participants will have to obtain and bring their own USB device to contact sessions. Although not a prerequisite, participants are welcome to bring their own digital handheld cameras (that can record onto DVD, hard drive or USB data drive) along with all the cables required by the camera. Cameras will be available during the workshop for those who do not possess their own video cameras. Video sequences will also be available for manipulation on computer. Please also note that a maximum number of twelve enrolments will be accepted on a first-to-register basis.