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Program Code 11379
Graduate Level Postgraduate Coursework
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Description

From 2015 this program is available to continuing students only.

The Graduate Certificate in Music Technology is a coursework program designed to provide students with relevant theoretical and practical knowledge of the latest advances in Music Technology while allowing scope for specialisation and the development of professional skills as used throughout the industry. The program is ideally suited to music teachers, performing musicians, composers and sound engineers - anyone working seriously in the music business.

Why study with us?

The University of Newcastle recognises the important role technology plays in the life of a modern, creative-thinking musician.  Technical and creative skills are fostered to produce graduates that are outstanding in their field and able to apply themselves to a variety of situations.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement.  Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Proficiency Policy at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/policy/000104.html

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.

International Students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/while-you-are-here/orientation to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

Students with a disability who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

Requirements and Structure

The program requires the successful completion of a total of 40 units. Students may undertake 20 units each trimester over two trimesters but may undertake a single course per trimester if they wish. The program requires the successful completion of the core course and three directed courses. The courses must be chosen with at least one course taken from each Group A and B. Students are encouraged to customise the program as as to be relevant to their particular occupation or interest.

Course Information

Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.

Code Name Availability Units
MTEC6700 Applications of Music Technology Not currently offered 10 units

Directed Courses

Choose 10 units from the following directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
MTEC6701 MIDI and Sequencing Techniques Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6702 Advanced Musical Scoring Techniques Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6703 Studio Sound Techniques Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6704 Live Sound Techniques Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6705 Music and Digital Media Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6706 Computer Assisted Instruction in Music Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6707 Music and the Internet Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6701 MIDI and Sequencing Techniques Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6702 Advanced Musical Scoring Techniques Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6703 Studio Sound Techniques Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6704 Live Sound Techniques Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6705 Music and Digital Media Trimester 2 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6706 Computer Assisted Instruction in Music Trimester 3 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
MTEC6707 Music and the Internet Trimester 1 - 2015 (GradSchool) 10 units
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