Singapore University of Social Sciences

Audio and Video Production Techniques

Audio and Video Production Techniques (MTD301)

Applications Open: 01 October 2020

Applications Close: 01 December 2020

Next Available Intake: January 2021

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Digital Media

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C), Resilience 2020

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


This course covers a broad coverage of the audio and video production techniques used in the local Singapore industry, inclusive of strengths, weaknesses and applications, roles of key personnel in the industry and hands-on practice on producing audio and video feature content.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Introduction and Overall Perspective on Jobs in Video Production
  • Stage 1: The Idea (Project Development)
  • Equipment and Software (Lab Work)
  • Stage 2: The Plan (Pre-Production)
  • Working with the Software, Camera detail, Production Design (Lab Work)
  • Stage 3: The Shoot (Production) and Tutorial
  • Camera / Field Work / Lighting techniques
  • Stage 4: The Final Product (Post Production) & Tutorial
  • Editing Techniques
  • Breakdown and Budgets
  • Licensing, Rights, Legalities
  • Selling and Pitching

Learning Outcome

  • Apply elements of audio and video production
  • Execute pre-production steps – scriptwriting
  • Appraise video production techniques - shooting, fieldwork, lighting techniques
  • Solve post-production problems in audio and video editing
  • Arrange suitable music tracks for the video production
  • Design final production package for promotion and delivery
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