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About this minor

The Digital Music minor is designed exclusively for creatives who want to write and produce music with computers and other electronic devices. It takes full advantage of the Conservatorium’s multifaceted art music perspectives and its unique take on the 21st-century music industry.

If you want to make music that reaches beyond traditional composition and instrumentation, explore the limitless potential of electronic music, or create soundtracks for video games and other forms of emerging media, this program is for you.

You’ll develop skills in music production, digital composition, sound manipulation, synthesis and spatialisation (including surround sound and ambisonics) and recording techniques to create original soundscapes.

A minor requires the completion of 36 credit points as set out in the Learning and Teaching policy according to one of the following patterns of 6 credit point units:

(a) 2 x 1000-level units, 2 x 2000-level units, and 2 x 3000-level units; or

(b) 2 x 1000-level units, 3 x 2000-level units, and 1 x 3000-level unit

Units of study contributing towards one minor may not contribute toward any other major completed except where otherwise approved by the faculty.

Career pathways

EDM producer or DJ sound designer digital content creator interactive music designer (for example, music for apps, virtual reality and video games) digital music composer for film and screen-based media sound installation designer digital music composer for theatre, dance, galleries and multimedia music software designer event producer

Courses that offer this major

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