AP2114 – Recording Techniques
In this module, students will learn to apply microphone techniques and multi-track recording techniques to record vocals and musical instruments in a professional studio environment. Students will work in teams to plan, manage, and complete a music recording project within specified timelines by scheduling and booking studio slots, musicians, and recording equipment.
AP2124 – Sound Design for Visuals
In this module, students will develop an understanding of the relationship between sound and visuals in conveying stories through visual media. Students will learn to record, edit and mix sound effects, voice (narration, dialogues), and music in synchronization with visuals, and output a video file with an embedded soundtrack.
AP2134 – Live Sound Production
In this module, students will learn to plan, set up, configure, and operate audio systems to produce sound for live events. Students will engage with team members and musicians to plan and produce sound for an event, and will develop team skills, leadership, and communication skills through collaborative work.
GE2143 – Academic Writing in English
This course introduces academic writing in the English language to develop students’ ability to draw inferences, identify primary and secondary sources, and to articulate personal responses and opinions in class discussions and writing assessments (critical thinking, argumentative writing). Students will learn the conventions, and appropriate use of syntax, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary, along with the format and structure of document design (margins, paragraphing, page numbers, referencing).
LN2152 – Malaysian Studies 2
This course describes Malaysian citizen’s vision to face the challenges to achieve success and be able to appreciate the role of Malaysia plays at the international level. This course provides an appreciation of the history and politics, the constitution of Malaysia, community and solidarity, development and other issues of national concern.
LN2162 – Malay Language Communications 1
This module aims to enable students to communicate in Malay language correctly and effectively in a variety of formal and informal situations using interactive activities to enhance communication skills, in particular, verbal and listening skills.
MT2173 – Computer Applications
This course introduces the application of computer technologies and software applications in business operations. Students will familiarize themselves with desktop and mobile ecosystems, Internet and communication technologies, and the application of office tools such as word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation software. Students will also learn to use web and social media tools to create online content.
AP2214 – Multi Track Mixing
In this module, students will learn the tools and techniques practiced in the professional music industry to mix multi-track sound recordings. Students will explore the different stylistic approaches of mixing music across genres, and develop mixing skills across common style idioms.
AP2225 – Internship
The course prepares students for employment opportunities through learning how to conduct job searches, write resumes and cover letters, and prepare portfolios. The course also provides students the opportunity to complete a 150-hour work placement at an approved external internship site to gain real-world experience in their chosen career.
AP2236 – Graduation Portfolio
Students will independently plan and produce a portfolio of works related to their career interest that builds on key knowledge and skills acquired during the course of study.
LN2242 – Morals and Ethics in Society
This course introduces students to the goal(s) of developing a society that is morally upright and caring. Furthermore, students will learn and understand how to differentiate between right and wrong from moral, ethics and value perspectives.
AP2313 – Digital Mastering Principles
In this module, students will learn the role of mastering in creating finished audio tracks, and the methods of mastering audio using DAW and a plug-in collection. Students will develop an understanding of how equalization, compression and limiting interact to transform a mix into a finished master, as well as the limitations in mastering works on their own without using specialized mastering hardware.
LN2322 – Community Music Service
In this module, students will learn the principles and values of community service. They will be assigned to work in groups to complete a 40-hour community service project related to music. Students will work together to promote music appreciation, education, and music making to an identified segment of society. Through the practical engagements in the project, students will develop soft skills such as communication, interpersonal, problem solving, presentation, and leadership skills.
MB2334 – Principles of Management
This module prepares students for leadership positions in 21st century companies through learning how leaders successfully manage competitive companies in the 21st century. Students will understand the interactive nature of strategy, organizational design, and leadership. By demonstrating the interconnectivity among the three key pillars of management, students will see how decisions impact strategic choices, organizational alignment, and leadership approaches, ultimately leading to the overall performance of the company.