Course name Practical Synthesis and Electronic Music Production,
Course date 24.09.2022 - 20.10.2022
Institution Novia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 3 ECTS credit

Field Culture HUB
Teacher Janne Hyöty
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 15.08.2022 - 17.09.2022
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Practical Synthesis and Electronic Music Production,

24.09.2022 - 20.10.2022

Course description

Target group: Songwriters, Producers, Top-liners, Musicians and Music teachers who wants to develop skills in synthesis, sound design & electronic music production.

Course description: A course in understanding Synthesis and Sound Design for modern electronic music. We will be using real world music examples to explain Subtractive and other forms of synthesis. Students will be assigned sound design and music projects to incorporate these tools into their songs and productions. The course will also focus on reverse engineering Synth patches and customizing libraries or factory sounds to fit your music. The class will conclude with the common production and mix techniques for synths and samples to make a radio ready song.

Learning goals: After the course student will have a deeper knowledge of the process electronic music production and sounds design.


Basic knowledge in working with DAW-programs such as Logic, Ableton, Cubase, Protools.

Assessment criteria

Approved / Failed For approval active participation, completed tasks, active co-creation, and initiatives are counted.

Course way of working and time table

The course starts with a startup weekend online. Startup weekend 24.9-25.9.2022

The course continues online for the given time with personal feedback from the teachers when needed.

Course info

The students should have their own equipment for music production.