Sonic Narratives (P4068)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

This module introduces you to sound production and encourages you to reflect critically on issues of form, representation and narrative in relation to your work and the work of others.

You'll learn key processes and techniques involved in experimental sound design and narrative construction. You will realise exercises in and out of class and produce a completed sound piece to set briefs.


100%: Practical (Workshop)


100%: Coursework (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 17 hours of contact time and about 133 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: