Courses & Units

Tools, Techniques and Sound FCA120

Hobart

Introduction

‚ÄčThis is the first of three units designed to establish key practical and theoretical skills relating to the practice of music required for today’s creative musician. You will engage in a variety of learning environments and activities aimed at establishing essential literacies through integrated music theory and musicianship training, and relevant software and technology. You will also learn principles of sound capture and/or reinforcement and their application relative to your specific musical context.

Summary

Unit name Tools, Techniques and Sound
Unit code FCA120
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Associate Professor Maria Grenfell

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic materials.
  2. Explain and express harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic material.
  3. Explain and apply use of audio techniques and equipment.

Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100101 $993.0 $850.0 not applicable $2,445.0

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

FCP101, FCA104, FCA102

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly Workshop (3 hours)

Assessment

Task 1: Homework and Formative Assessments (40%)

Task 2: Theory Assignment (20%)

Task 3: Aural Assessment, 60 minutes (20%)

Task 4: Audio Assessment (20%)

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Textbooks

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