The Department of Sound Engineering, one of the first in the world, was established in Poland in 1954. Today it remains the main centre in Poland which educates sound engineers. Students enter a five year program — in the first three years they follow a uniform curriculum, and in the fourth year they choose between two specialisations: Music Production or Film Sound Engineering. Graduates may find employment in many areas including: music recording, sound engineering, radio and television, recording companies, theatres, sound mixing, film industry, and music consultation for radio and television.
Main subjects include: music recording, film sound recording, live and location music recording, production of electroacoustic music, sound effects recording, score analysis in music recording, analysis of music recording, film sound aesthetics, history of film, studio recording technology, timbre solfege, electroacoustics, fundamentals of electronics.
Musical subjects include: score reading, history of forms and styles in music, musical aural training, piano playing, choir, orchestration, arrangement, seminar on jazz.
From the Academic Year 2010/2011 there has been an intake for a new specialty called Sound Engineering in Multimedia. The candidates can be graduates of BA studies of the Major: Sound Engineering. From the Academic Year 2012/2013 the intake is held as part of the project called the Inter-University Multimedia Program run by the Department of Sound Engineering, which is a continuation of the project co-financed by the Operating Programme “Human Capital” as part of the European Social Fund.
From the Academic Year 2010/2011 candidates for the second degree studies in the specialty: Music Production, and Film and TV Sound Engineering can apply for widening their chosen Major with multimedia subjects, in a form of an individual plan of studies, as part of the project called the Inter-University Multimedia Program run by the Department of Sound Engineering, which is a continuation of the project co-financed by the Operating Programme “Human Capital” as part of the European Social Fund.
Main subjects are run by the following professors: Andrzej Bohdanowicz, Krystyna Diakon, Krzysztof Kuraszkiewicz, Andrzej Miśkiewicz, Małgorzata Lewandowska, Andrzej Lupa, Witold Osiński, Krzysztof Szlifirski, Andrzej Trybuła, Nikodem Wołk-Łaniewski, Jan Żera.
Dean: Professor Małgorzata Lewandowska, DMus Hab.
Deputy Dean: Professor Witold Osiński, DMus Hab.
secretary: Anna Szewczyk, MA
room 309, tel. (48 22) 827 72 41 ext. 283