• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Minor code MSTC-MIN

With a strong emphasis on research-led teaching, the Music Technology Minor equips students with the fundamental theoretical and practical skill sets of professional-level music recording, as applied to recording studio practice, field recording and online music production. Drawing upon cutting-edge, 21st Century scholarship in digital music, the Music Technology Minor examines the impact of multimedia, interdisciplinary art forms, and communications technologies on music that have arisen from the digital revolution. Students will have the opportunity to pursue studies in: music technology history and praxis; the art and science of sound recording; examples of digital music performance, composition and production; critical theory of technology; and, music technology and its relationship to the wider digital humanities. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. discuss key theoretical and praxial concepts pertaining to music technology;
  2. execute professional recording and production sessions for multitrack recordings, field recordings and online media;
  3. debate the theoretical and practical implications of digitisation on the performance, composition and recording of music; and
  4. prepare digital music files informed by a theoretical and practical comprehension of the production, dissemination, economy and reception of music.

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

24 units from the completion of the following course(s):

HUMN1001 Digital Culture: Being Human in the Information Age     
MUSI1110 Introduction to Music Technology     
MUSI2209 Music Recording and Production Techniques     
MUSI3309 Music and Digital Media

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