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Music Technology (SOU268)

School School of Arts
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description A practical opportunity to develop music technology skills that can be applied in creative media, multimedia, screen and sound production. Topics include sampling, synthesis, loop-based composition, mixing and remixing. Historical and technological developments will be viewed along with the influence of pioneering artists and their work. Combining analysis and hands-on content creation, the emphasis is on creative skills and familiarity with the tools to create audio and musical content for various media.
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars: 8 x 1 hour; workshops: 12 x 2 hours
Other Learning Experiences Online tutorial content.
Prerequisites SOU101 Introduction to Audio Production or SOU214 Sound Production.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MCC268 Music Technology may not enrol in this unit.
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Appears in these Minors Sound Production
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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