Course Title: Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6150 Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Program Admintration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes skills and knowledge required to analyse and apply concepts about the social significance of music to one’s own professional practice.

It applies to individuals who require in-depth understanding of the function of music in society, particularly in relation to the cultural and commercial value of music.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAMLT502 Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice


1. Investigate the history of music

2. Assess the social and economic significance of music

3. Apply historical and sociological knowledge of music to own professional practice

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be made through the following:

  1. Practical studio based music / sound production project
  2. Production research & presentation