ATS2130 - Creative music technology 4 - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.



Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Ben Grayson


Mr Ben Grayson

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)


ATS2129 or ATS2808

This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Creative music technology specialisation.





This unit extends intermediate skills in creative music technology by requiring students to combine comprehensive production, composition, recording and performance techniques. By participating in a final performance, students also apply newly acquired theoretical and creative skills.


Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  1. apply detailed computer music production and composition techniques following a conceptual theme;
  2. conceive of and create specific custom software and hardware tools that assist in the delivery of a conceptual theme;
  3. record live music productions employing personal 'sound' production values;
  4. perform effectively in a chosen/approved music ensemble with a critical awareness of the various roles involved;
  5. demonstrate perceptive music listening skills through verbal critiques.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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