Courses & Units

Arranging and Music Creation FCA201



This is the third unit designed to consolidate key practical and theoretical skills relating to the practice of music required for today’s creative practitioner. You will engage in a variety of learning environments aimed at giving you essential literacies through integrated music theory and musicianship training and their creative applications to create and/or arrange reimagined and new musical works.


Unit name Arranging and Music Creation
Unit code FCA201
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Associate Lecturer Heath Brown

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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


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. Examine, explain and produce harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic materials.
  2. Create and develop music to a brief.
  3. Identify, investigate and communicate relevant technical and cultural contexts for the creation of music.



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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FCA119 or FCA105 or FCP102 or FCA103

Mutual Exclusions

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

FCP201, FCA204, FCA206


Teaching Pattern

Studio Activities (weekly; 3 hours)


Task 1: Homework and Formative Assessments (20%)

Task 2: Theory Assignment (20%)

Task 3: Aural Assessment (20%)

Task 4: Folio (40%)

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