Provides an overview of the career opportunities and challenges existing for musicians in the current industry landscape. Students participate in weekly workshops, building foundational knowledge in relation to career patterns, relevant business and legal frameworks, and the impact of technology on music promotion and distribution.
Music industry overview.
Developing portfolio careers in music.
Introduction to key concepts relating to copyright law, music/multimedia product publishing and live music performance.
Current trends in digital distribution and online marketing of music/multimedia content.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate an understanding of online music cultures and media technologies relevant to the online music industry||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||Demonstrate an understanding of the business and legal framework of the music industry||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||Demonstrate an understanding of career patterns and work roles within the music industry||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Workshop on-site 2 hours/weekly ((12 weeks))|
|Exam: take home||30%|
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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