Site Navigation

MUSC7006 - Music & Technology 3

Title:Music & Technology 3
Long Title:Music & Technology 3
Module Code:MUSC7006
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: MARIA JUDGE
Module Author: HUGH MC CARTHY
Module Description: MIDI & Music Performance. Use of midi capable synths, controllers, hardware and software and electronic instruments to create a performance.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Successfully link and/or daisychain midi equipment.
LO2 Creatively experiment with a variety of electronically created sound worlds.
LO3 Competently perform using a variety of midi capable equipment.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

12255 MUSC6001 Music & Technology 1-2
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Practical MIDI
Cabling, daisy chaining, modules, instruments.
A practical approach to hardware synths and their controllers.
Hands-on setup and creative execution of electronic performances.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Assessment of Progress including competency of setup and performance skills with the equipment. 1,2,3 50.0 Every Second Week
Performance Evaluation Final Performance 1,2,3 50.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Lab in the Electronic Music Centre at CSM 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Familiarity of use of MIDI Instruments & Project 6.0 Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 1.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Curtis Roads... [et al.] 1994, The computer music tutorial, MIT Press Cambridge, Mass. [ISBN: 978-0262680820]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GPOPM_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Popular Music 3 Mandatory
CR_GMUSC_8 Bachelor of Music (Honours) 3 Elective

Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork

Tel: 021-4326100     Fax: 021-4545343
Email: help@cit.edu.ie