Creative Music Technology Bmus (Hons) - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BMus (Hons) Creative Music Technology

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Creative Music Technology
DipHE Music
CertHE Music

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time URB14006 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits

JACs code

W372

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Music

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Music and Media

Programme Leader

THOMPSON B Dr (Music & Med)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

To develop the skills necessary for effective participation in team projects

To provide students with a well-rounded practical and theoretical knowledge of music and related technologies

To develop composing, technological, performing, analytical, and historical skills

To equip students with a comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge base

To equip students with intellectual and practical skills

To equip students with artistic and scholarly curiosity

To equip students with motivation and self-directed learning skills

To equip students with communication and presentation skills

To equip students with self-confidence

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Basic knowledge of harmonic analysis and progression, and the creation and analysis of musical scores. K
Familiarity with the basic concepts and terms employed in the study of music. K
Basic knowledge of the principles relevant to computer-based creative practice. K
Appropriate music technology skills. K
More advanced skills relevant to computer-based creative practice. K
Familiarity with a wide range of concepts and terms employed in the study of music. K
Detailed knowledge of the principles relevant to computer-based creative practice. K
Principles, concepts and application of skills relevant to computer-based creative practice. K
Musical principles, performance skills and academic knowledge relevant to a degree in creative music technology. K
Appropriate music technology skills. K
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the key approaches and theories that have shaped study of music and music technology. K
Understand theoretical and aesthetic systems and relate theory and practice to each other. K
Gather and synthesize evidence. C
Construct arguments in both verbal and written form. C
Work in combination with others on joint projects or activities. C
Show self-motivation and a degree of critical self-awareness. C
Exercise judgement and make informed choices. C
Select appropriate academic techniques. C
Gather, synthesize and evaluate evidence. C
Construct arguments in both verbal and written form. C
Plan, implement, evaluate, and reflect critically on work in progress. C
Show self-motivation and significant critical self-awareness. C
Develop solutions to compositional problems through the application of repertoire knowledge & theoretical understanding. C
Select appropriate academic techniques. C
Develop solutions to compositional problems through the application of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. C
Critically evaluate their knowledge and understanding of the discipline. C
Plan, implement, evaluate and reflect critically on work in progress. C
Analyse and evaluate a wide variety of musical and multimedia texts to a high level of sophistication. C
Examine assumptions critically in the light of evidence. C
Assimilate and synthesise complex information. C
Demonstrate competence in computer-based creative practice. P
Demonstrate appropriate communication skills. P
Demonstrate effective written communication skills. P
Demonstrate familiarity with general music technology. P
Demonstrate the use logical thought in the presentation of ideas. P
Competence in computer-based creative practice. P
Appropriate communication skills. P
Effective oral and written communication skills. P
Competence with specialist music technology. P
Plan, manage, and execute creative projects to a professional standards across a range of musical styles. P
Demonstrate competence in computer-based creative practice. P
Demonstrate appropriate communication skills. P
Demonstrate competence with specialist music technology. P
Plan, manage, and execute creative projects to a professional standards across a range of musical styles. P
Manage projects. P
Demonstrate the ability to find creative links between the results of personal research, textual and musical analysis, scholarship, reflection and listening skills, and the process of composing and performing. P
Demonstrate awareness and understanding of the cultural conventions and symbolic meanings associated with the repertoires, instruments and genres studies. P
Use logical thought in the presentation of ideas. P
Use general IT tools. T
Work as part of a team. T
Apply creativity and innovation to problem solving. T
Show effective oral and written communication skills. T
Apply effective time management. T
Show teamwork and leadership. T
Use logical thought in the presentation of ideas. T
Use general IT tools. T
Show effective oral and written communication skills. T
Apply effective time management. T
Apply creativity and innovation to problem solving. T
Show teamwork and leadership. T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 3 - FHEQ Level 6

Optional modules for Year 3 - FHEQ Level 6

Students are required to take one compulsory module, and to choose optional modules to complete the programme of study according to the following rubric,: - Select two modules in Semester 1 and three in Semester 2 OR - Select three modules in Semester 1 and two in Semester 2

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.