Course Description

Micro-credential in Spatial Audio

This micro-credential will allow audio practitioners to upskill to new audio formats and standards used in media such as VR, AR, and 360 video, and new spatial audio streaming formats such as Dolby Atmos, utilising spatial audio recording and analysis techniques for acoustic engineering and analysis.

This micro-credential addresses the fundamental psychoacoustics behind techniques such as stereophony, ambisonics, and binaural to reveal how they function, and importantly their relative strengths and limitations. In addition, the practical production of audio content using these techniques will be addressed using a variety of different tools and applications.

The lectures will include the theory and practice of various spatial audio techniques, using lecture-style presentations, listening sessions with various spatial audio content, and practical, studio-based tutorials.

How will this Micro-credential be delivered?

  • This is a classroom-based micro-credential due to the significant practical component involving spatial audio loudspeaker systems, microphones, and other tools and software.
  • You will need to attend weekly 2-hour lectures during 12 weeks.

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

  • Understand fundamental psychoacoustics behind techniques such as stereophony, ambisonics, and binaural.
  • Produce audio content using specified techniques and a variety of different tools and applications.
  • Use spatial audio techniques for acoustics analysis and engineering.

HCI Pillar 3 Learner Fee Subsidy: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidized places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria.

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryConstruction & Engineering
Course TypeMicro-credential
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date6th January 2025
Course Duration12 weeks
Course Fee€1560
Entry Requirements• 2.1 grade in a level 8 degree in Engineering, Music/Media Technology, Music, or cognate disciplines • Up-to-date CV required. Application closing date: December 2024
Course CodeDPEEG-SAUD-1M01
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