ATS3141 - Composition and music technology 6: Final project - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Ryan Smith


Dr Ryan Smith

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)


ATS3140 or ATS3830

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





The unit extends advanced skills in composition and music technology by requiring students to refine a personal creative methodology influenced by various techniques and approaches. Students then apply this methodology to develop well-articulated concepts for original work that integrate several distinct layers of material. Students will also organise a concert recital of their work or a produce recording of their work(s).


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

  1. formulate and apply a compositional methodology from a range of acquired techniques and approaches to original work;
  2. generate original work for performance and/or recording;
  3. organise a concert recital or produce a recording of original work;
  4. produce an exegesis that accompanies original work.


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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