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Creative Music Technology

Anglia Ruskin University
En Cambridge (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    6 Years

Our Creative Music Technology degree offers a distinctive and creative integration of practice and theory, as well as vocational experience. It will provide intellectual stimulation, exposing you to a range of musical experiences, challenging your preconceptions of what music is. Lectures and seminars will provide you with the necessary theoretical background, and in workshops and studio time you will put this theory into practice.

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Requisitos: Required subject(s): A-level Music or Music Technology or related subject at grade B


¿Dónde se da y en qué fecha?

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01 octubre 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Music Technology


Course overview

The BA (Hons) Creative Music Technology degree builds on many years of experience in electronic, electroacoustic and computer music at Anglia Ruskin. The focus is strictly musical, although the degree structure introduces you to a wide range of technological applications within computer music composition. A 'hands-on' approach is adopted at all times and a variety of creative outputs and performance opportunities are encouraged.

Your work will be carried out in the outstanding facilities available within our purpose-built music centre. As well as lecture rooms, practice rooms and a recital hall, we have an extensive suite of computer music studios, which include workstation laboratories, digital editing studios and recording facilities. Exposure to this state-of-the-art equipment will ensure you become familiar with the kind of technology currently used within the industry.


Core modules

  • Fundamentals of Electronic Music
  • Production and Recording for Musicians
  • Major Project

Optional modules

  • Sound Design and Composition (Recommended)
  • Laptop Musicianship (Recommended)
  • Introduction to Creative Music Programming (Recommended)
  • Critical Skills (Recommended)
  • Notations
  • Musical New Media
  • Anglia Language Programme
  • Creative Music Programming
  • Music for Digital Media
  • Acousmatic Composition
  • Electroacoustic Ensemble
  • Electronica
  • Performance Technology
  • The Practice of Music Education
  • Enterprise in the Creative Arts
  • Sensor Technology
  • Sonic Art
  • Radiophonica
  • Advanced Creative Music Programming
  • Intertextuality in Music
  • Arts Administration
  • Principles of Music Therapy
  • Art, Music and Performance


In recognition of the practical nature of the subject, Creative Music Technology is assessed mainly through coursework that is collected into portfolios. These portfolios include musical items or technological products as well as reflective and analytical writing on those items. Portfolios include compositions, software development, critical evaluations, reports and other musical items and technological products.

Musical concepts of sound creation, composition and performance are grasped through the realisation of tasks with clear, short-term objectives, which contribute to overall learning outcomes. In some instances, it is valuable for students to create some of the portfolio items under timed conditions to replicate the kinds of pressured working environments they may encounter upon entering the marketplace. Performance practice may also be part of the portfolio. This approach allows for the use of assessment methods where students' work is developed through feedback from course tutors and interaction with other students.


6 years, part-time.

Teaching times

  • Mon 12.00-1.00pm
  • Tues 9.00-11.00am

Teaching times for guidance only and subject to change.

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Comments: Work placements: Work placement opportunities are available via the third-year Enterprise in the Creative Arts module, which encompasses such areas as music education, instrumental teaching, artist management, marketing, recording and studio work, composition and events management.
Career opportunities: Our graduates are well equipped for careers as sound designers, multimedia artists, programmers, performers, teachers and composers, among others. Research shows that the study of the creative and performing arts to an enhanced level provides the ideal training for any position requiring quick thinking, self-reliance, imagination, teamwork and the ability to organise both yourself and others.