Course Title: Apply music knowledge and artistic judgement

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6104 Advanced Diploma of Sound Production

Course Title: Apply music knowledge and artistic judgement

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 85

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 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this unit you will learn to research and apply both production styles and relevant music styles to artists.
This course consists of classroom delivery, research out of class, artist liaison out of class and studio-based activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSIND501A Apply music knowledge and artistic judgement


1 Research Industry Information

2 Maintain Effective Industry Networks

3 Enhance Professional Practice

4 Evaluate Music Industry Knowledge

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have researched a particular music style and its associated production techniques, then applied them to a recording whilst directing the artists in this style.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course includes independent research and a presentation, as well as group work involving recording and artistic direction with the production of a stereo recording mix on CD-DA.