This 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 establish essential literacies through integrated music theory and musicianship training using relevant software and technology as appropriate. You will also learn principles of sound capture and/or reinforcement and their application relative to your specific musical context
|Unit name||Tools, Techniques and Sound|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Maria Grenfell|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Identify harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic materials
- Explain and express harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic material
- Explain and apply use of audio techniques and equipment
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:FCP101, FCA104, FCA102
On Campus (Hobart)
Weekly classes including lectures, workshops and tutorials (up to 4 hrs weekly)
Plus self-directed learning 2-3 hrs per week
|Assessment||Task 2: Audio Assessment (20%)|Task 1: Homework and Formative Assessments (40%)|Task 3: Aural Assessment (20%)|Task 4: Theory Assignment (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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