Course Title: Music Industry Internship

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Music Industry Internship

Credit Points: 24.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014

Course Coordinator: Dr Ian Rogers

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9838

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 Co-requisite course for  PERF 2059 Internship Seminar

Course Description

This course aims to provide you with an opportunity to experience:

• the workings of a part of the music industry
• the individual’s contribution to a larger organisation
• organisational and management structures in the music industry

In this course, the knowledge and skills of the B.A Music Industry program will be applied with specific emphasis on the interface between the individual and industry. The course is essentially a negotiation-based course. This is one of the core courses for all students.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

 At the conclusion of  this course  you will be able to:
    •    respond to the multi-skilled nature of music industry practices
    •    develop interpersonal and organisational networks related to sound-design communities and industry
    •    initiate sound-design projects in industry and community settings
    •    connect to the music and sound design aspirations of local, national and global music industries and communities

• identify and discuss the current and future trends in the music industry
• apply the course materials to an industry setting
• work effectively in an industry setting
• Assess and apply the range of communication skills necessary for specific workplaces
• undertake task specific activities as specified by a supervisor
• apply an understanding of the management structure of the organisation in a music industry context
•use the skills acquired in the course in seeking further engagement in the music industry

Overview of Learning Activities

  As required and negotiated  with internship supervisors

Overview of Learning Resources

 See support resources for  co-requisite course PERF 2059 Internship seminar

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course will consist of successful completion of 200 hours of evidenced music industry placement (100%). Evidence will consist of a report form signed by a workplace supervisor