Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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24 points, SCA Band 1, 0.500 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitComposition
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)Assoc. Prof. Thomas Reiner


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)

Workload requirements

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