BA (Hons) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology)

by | Oct 17, 2019

About The Programme

This programme aims to train versatile musicians and music producers. It is both a technical and creative degree programme, providing you with solid music theory and academic knowledge, while developing your skills in audio technology through studio practice and interdisciplinary collaborative projects. Subjects and areas covered include composition, arrangement, sound design and film scoring, as well as music theory, history and aural training.

If you have a strong interest in music, production, sound and audio technology, this programme is ideal for you. It is also open to individuals with no prior formal musical training who are passionate about pursuing a career in music. Graduates will be equipped to work in the music industry as producers, composers, sound engineers and creative artists; or in the broader creative industries through work on film, TV, video games, theatre, dance, entertainment and many more.

Year 1

  • Music Theory & Musicianship 1
  • Audio Recording and Production
  • Applied Contemporary Musicianship 1
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 2
  • Recording Studio Techniques
  • Applied Contemporary Musicianship 2
  • World Music
  • Music Theory & Musicianship 3

Year 2

  • Applied Sound Design
  • Contemporary Music Composition & Arrangement
  • Audio Post-Production and Mastering
  • Applied Contemporary Musicianship 3
  • Studio Composition
  • Malaysian Music
  • Applied Contemporary Musicianship 4
  • Music History: Classical to 20th Century
  • Collaborative Project

Year 3

  • Research Project
  • Popular Music Studies
  • Creative Project
  • Arts & Society in Malaysia
  • Creative Industries & Entrepreneurship
  • Internship [12 weeks]

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