• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Digital Arts, Music, Visual Arts, Creative Arts, Arts

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of mixing and audio production through lectures, workshops and creative participation.  Weekly assignments include the analysis, mixing and remixing the music of a wide variety of artists ranging from Radiohead, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Linkin Park and the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Queen, the Beatles, and Led Zeppelin.

The course also introduces the students to the industry-standard software Logic Pro X and makes regular use of the School of Music’s own cutting-edge music technology lab.  A strong emphasis on practical application, this course will equip students with the underpinning knowledge required for the progression into the world of professional sound recording and music production.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Complete professional quality mixes using Logic Pro X software.
2. Compose or remix simple 32 measure compositions.
3. Operate music software programs to a high industry standard.
4. Communicate their creative decisions and articulate them in relationship to the historical body of musical works.

Indicative Assessment

Weekly Assignments 10% [Learning Outcomes - 1 and 3]
Creative Research Project (15%) [Learning Outcomes - 1, 2 and 3]
Exegesis (Written Essay) - 2000 words (25%) [Learning Outcome - 4]
Final Project (50%) [Learning Outcomes - 1 and 3]
 

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures or studio/laboratory workshops and 12 hours of tutorials; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MUSI6110

Prescribed Texts

Introduction to Music Technology - Dan Hosken
 
Pro Tools 11: Music Production, Recording, Editing and Mixing - Mike Collins
 
Sibelius 7 Music Notation Essentials - James Humberstone
 

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4819 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

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