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MU1538: DIGITAL MUSICIANSHIP: MUSIC MAKING IN THE DIGITAL AGE (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Combining key components in digital technology and musicianship, Digital Musicianship encourages music students to acquire basic digital skills that will help them explore a wide range of music making in the 21st century, through skill building in the applications of technology to the discipline of Music. This hands-on, project-based course introduces basic knowledge in digital music technology, and key issues related to the music making in the 21st century.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Peter Stollery

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Music (MU) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Course Aims
Combining key components in digital technology and musicianship, Digital Musicianship encourages music students to acquire basic digital skills that will help them explore a wide range of music making in the 21st century, through skill building in the applications of technology to the discipline of Music.

Main Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
Acquire basic knowledge in digital technology in music practice.
Appreciate key issues related to the music in the 21st century.
Use music software and hardware to enhance their musical learning.
Identify, utilise and explore the advantages of music technology.

Further Information & Notes

Course prerequisites: Only music students can take this course.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

2 x Design Projects: Individual (50% each)

Resit

1 two-hour written exam (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

The instructors will use online assignment feedback system on MyAberdeen to give feedback on the submitted in-class assignments.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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