Course Title: Compose music using electronic media

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6104

Course Title: Compose music using electronic media

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

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


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSMCP501A Compose music using electronic media


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.