Course Title: Compose music using electronic media

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5198

Course Title: Compose music using electronic media

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6069C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Administration - Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4976

Course Contact Email: adam.lovell@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to compose a range of musical pieces using technology-based applications.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSMCP501A Compose music using electronic media

Elements:

1Keep up to date with technologies that can be used to compose music

2Generate ideas for musical pieces

3Create musical pieces

4Evaluate own musical compositions


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to compose a range of musical pieces, establishing a high level of proficiency with electronic music equipment and software.


Overview of Assessment

Course assessment tasks will include class based practical exercises and project work undertaken in the computer lab for submission.