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NM3620 - Sound and Music Portfolio

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Available to Bachelor of New Media Arts students or by permission from the Academic Adviser

By undertaking a sequenced series of modules, students are exposed to the emerging disciplines of performance, technology and composition as applicable to music production. Students will explore the nexus between these areas and consider a range of case studies that feature the creative and multidisciplinary use of sound, text, light and image in a range of music contexts.

Learning Outcomes

  • an awareness of traditional and contemporary theoretical and compositional constructs in a range of performance contexts;
  • ability to produce digital performance documentation for purposes of critical review and reflection.
Strong music performance skills
Prerequisites: NM1600 NM2600


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr David Salisbury.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: quiz 1 (15%); assignments (70%); quiz 2 (15%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.