Course Title: Maintain and apply music industry knowledge

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5168

Course Title: Maintain and apply music industry knowledge

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 74.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2007

Course Contact: John Phillips

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4268

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This involves the following key elements
• An on the job industry placement. (40 hours)
• Building awareness of the main elements of the music industry.
• Maintaining knowledge of new & emerging technologies.
• Maintaining effective industry networks.
• Understanding key legislative & business requirements.
• Using the online community as networking and knowledge base.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSBGE17A Maintain and apply music industry knowledge


Maintain and apply knowledge of industry,
employment obligations and opportunities

Maintain and apply knowledge of legislation affecting the

Maintain current knowledge of new technology

Maintain effective industry networks

Maintain music industry knowledge

Learning Outcomes

not applicable

Overview of Assessment

Students will engage in
A) Technology Studies
B) Co-Ordinating and carrying out designated professional recording projects
C) Industry placement of at least 40 hours with approved provider