Introduction to Electronic Music

Griffith University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Electronic Music

  • Host University

    Griffith University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA), Music Performance, Music Technology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This course is a fascinating introduction to some of the foundational techniques used in the creation of electronic music. It is built around engaging practical activities and assessment where students can explore and test their curiosity around this rapidly expanding music market. Designed for beginners to intermediate level.
     
    Course Introduction
    This course is a fascinating introduction to some of the foundational techniques used in the creation of electronic music. It is built around engaging practical activities and assessment where students can explore and test their curiosity around this rapidly expanding music market. Designed for beginners to intermediate level.
     
    Course Aims
    This course provides an insight into the essential elements of audio and MIDI technology and how they can be applied to various facets of multimedia production. The course highlights music making, sound recording, microphone techniques, sound editing, fundamental acoustics, audio / video synchronisation, sound file specifications and formats. Additionally, the course seeks to support the development of lifelong learning skills such as team skills, problem solving and project management.
     
     
    Learning Outcomes
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    1  Apply practical skills in music making with technology, including the operation of audio and MIDI-related software and hardware.
    2  Utilise introductory skills in the manipulation of recorded or generated digital sound files
    3  Display an awareness of audio production standards and appropriate application of sound in digital media contexts

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.