- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Music
- Minor code MSTC-MIN
- Academic career Undergraduate
- Academic Contact AsPr Samantha Bennett
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.
- discuss key theoretical and praxial concepts pertaining to music technology;
- execute professional recording and production sessions for multitrack recordings, field recordings and online media;
- debate the theoretical and practical implications of digitisation on the performance, composition and recording of music; and
- prepare digital music files informed by a theoretical and practical comprehension of the production, dissemination, economy and reception of music.
This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:
24 units from the completion of the following course(s):
MUSI1110 - Introduction to Music Technology (6 units)
MUSI1510 Materials of Music: Sound, Perception and Documentation (6 units)
MUSI2209 - Music Recording and Production Techniques (6 units)
MUSI3309 - Music and Digital Media (6 units)Back to the top