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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Peter McIlwain


Previously coded MUS4760


Preparation of a folio of three original compositions for varied musical forces and the presentation of a concert performance of at least one work. Studies include musical applications of computers, studio technology, and concepts underlying contemporary techniques of the capture and modification of audio signals and musical representations, such as score notation.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to apply themselves to extensive creative projects in music composition that involve; the research and synthesis of compositional techniques, the planning and implementation of creative strategies and the development of particular skills and learning as negotiated with the unit leader.


Written work: 20%
Original composition: 70%
Concert performance: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Graeme Smith

Contact hours

1 hour (1 x 1 hour lecture) per week


ATS3830 (in composition) and ATS3831 (in composition), or admission by audition and ATS4833 and one of the following units ATS4834, ATS4663 or ATS4664