Bachelor of Arts and Music Minor in Music Technology

With a strong emphasis on research-led teaching, the Music Technology Major qualifies students with diverse theoretical and practical skill sets of professional-level music recording, as applied to recording studio practice, field recording and online music production. Drawing upon cutting-edge, 21st Century scholarship in digital music, as well as wider theoretical debates in the digital humanities, the Music Technology Major examines the impact of multimedia, interdisciplinary art forms and communications technologies on music that have arisen from the digital revolution. Students will have the opportunity to pursue studies in: music technology history and praxis; sound archiving; cyberculture; music business; the art and science of sound recording; examples of digital music performance, composition and production; critical theory of technology; and, music technology and its relationship to the wider digital humanities. Additionally, students may choose to customize their Music Technology Major by participating in the Australian National Internships Program and/ or developing their own focused music technology project. 

For a Major in Music Technology you will complete the following units:

Digital Culture: Being Human in the Information Age
Introduction to Music Technology
Music Recording and Production Techniques
Music and Digital Media

And choose four of the following:

Australian National Internships Program Internship ARTV 2018: Cyberculture    
Music Project
Composition for Film and Video Games
Popular Music: In Culture and in Context
Sound Archiving

For more information, visit the ANU Programs and Courses website.

To complete a Minor in Music Technology, you will study:

Digital Culture: Being Human in the Information Age
Introduction to Music Technology
Music Recording and Production Techniques
Music and Digital Media

More information is available through the ANU Programs and Courses website.

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