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MUSONIC 1000 - Music Technology Foundations

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: Familiarity with basic computer functionality including word processing, email and web usage
Assessment: Assignments, Exam, Project

The field of music technology involves the artistic and technical application of technology in the creation and performance of music. This course will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of music technology fundamentals including sound, audio, and MIDI. This will be achieved by theoretically and practically exploring the field of music technology through lectures, tutorials and workshops. In particular, students will: examine a range of areas such as basic sound recording, audio and MIDI editing, sequencing, processing and production, synthesis and sampling, effects and mixing, and graphical programming; complete readings and listening; and perform practical exercises that promote investigative learning and research. The course has the following learning objectives: develop practical skills using a range of core music and sound software and hardware; provide a comprehensive understanding of the theory behind a range of music technologies; develop and expand creative and technical practice in music and sound via technology with a view to develop life long learning.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
28718 LEC0 100 57 No details available
Note: Online lecture
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21047 TU01 44 1 27 Jul - 14 Sep Monday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Oct - 26 Oct Monday 10am - 11am MyUni, OL, Online Class
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23540 WR01 44 1 30 Jul - 17 Sep Thursday 10am - 12pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
8 Oct - 29 Oct Thursday 10am - 12pm MyUni, OL, Online Class