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Study Studio Production at Otago

Learn digital recording, production methods and technologies and music distribution.

Over the last several decades, digital recording and production methods and technologies, as well as modes of popular music distribution and consumption have undergone considerable, and rapid, change.

Apply for the Bachelor of Music (MusB) through the Dunedin campus in 2021

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Apply for the Bachelor of Music with Honours (MusB(Hons)) through the Dunedin campus in 2021

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Studio production is an endorsement (specialisation) option for the Bachelor of Music (MusB).

The endorsement in Studio Production for the Bachelor of Music (MusB), and the Recording and Production subject specialisation in the Bachelor of Music with Honours (MusB(Hons)) are designed to provide students with a pathway that develops tools to embrace these radical developments, and equip them with practical skills that align with emerging music industry revenue streams and business models.

Graduates with the Bachelor of Music (MusB) endorsed in Studio Production will be multi-skilled and highly technologically, and media aware.

Qualifications

Explore your study options further. Refer to enrolment information found on the following qualification pages.

Papers

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a selection of on-campus papers will be made available via distance and online learning for eligible students.
Find out which papers are available and how to apply on our COVID-19 website

Paper code Year Title Points Teaching period
MUSI101 2021 Materials of Music 1 18 points Second Semester
MUSI103 2021 Popular Music 18 points First Semester
MUSI104 2021 World Music 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI105 2021 Music Matters 18 points Second Semester
MUSI131 2021 Composition 1 18 points Full Year
MUSI132 2021 Music Production 1 18 points First Semester, Second Semester
MUSI135 2021 Songwriting 18 points Full Year
MUSI140 2021 Performance Studies 1 18 points First Semester, Second Semester, Full Year
MUSI141 2021 Performance 1 36 points Full Year
MUSI146 2021 Contemporary Music Performance 1 36 points Full Year
MUSI191 2021 Introduction to Music 18 points First Semester
MUSI201 2021 Materials of Music 2 18 points First Semester
MUSI223 2021 Classical Music 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI232 2021 Music Production 2 18 points Second Semester
MUSI233 2021 Electronic Music Production 18 points First Semester
MUSI234 2021 Contemporary Composition 18 points Full Year
MUSI240 2021 Performance Studies 2 18 points First Semester, Second Semester, Full Year
MUSI241 2021 Performance 2 36 points Full Year
MUSI246 2021 Contemporary Music Performance 2 36 points Full Year
MUSI249 2021 Contemporary Vocal Pedagogy: How to Teach Contemporary Voice 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI259 2021 Special Topic: Practical Conducting 18 points Summer School
MUSI260 2021 Special Topic: Vocal Performance & Recording 18 points Summer School
MUSI261 2021 Music and Visual Culture 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI265 2021 Music and Theatre 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI266 2021 Film Music 18 points First Semester
MUSI267 2021 Music in New Zealand 18 points Second Semester
MUSI268 2021 Performance in Asia and the Pacific 18 points Second Semester
MUSI269 2021 Popular Music 2 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI270 2021 David Bowie 18 points First Semester
MUSI301 2021 Materials of Music 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI323 2021 Classical Music 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI331 2021 Composition Projects 36 points Full Year
MUSI332 2021 Music Production 3 18 points First Semester
MUSI333 2021 Electronic Music Production (Advanced) 18 points First Semester
MUSI334 2021 Music Production Projects 18 points Second Semester
MUSI340 2021 Performance Studies 3 18 points First Semester, Second Semester, Full Year
MUSI341 2021 Performance 3 36 points Full Year
MUSI346 2021 Contemporary Music Performance 3 36 points Full Year
MUSI349 2021 Contemporary Vocal Pedagogy: How to Teach Contemporary Voice 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI361 2021 Music and Visual Culture 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI365 2021 Music and Theatre 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI366 2021 Film Music 18 points First Semester
MUSI367 2021 Music in New Zealand (Advanced) 18 points Second Semester
MUSI368 2021 Performance in Asia and the Pacific 18 points Second Semester
MUSI369 2021 Popular Music 3 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI371 2021 Research Methods and Approaches 18 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI375 2021 Studio Teaching Pedagogy 18 points First Semester
MUSI386 2021 Community Project 18 points First Semester
MUSI401 2021 Materials of Music (Advanced) 20 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI407 2021 Seminal Works 20 points Full Year
MUSI431 2021 Composition Portfolio 60 points Full Year
MUSI432 2021 Studio Production 60 points Full Year
MUSI441 2021 Performance 4 60 points Full Year
MUSI442 2021 Repertoire Studies 20 points Full Year
MUSI446 2021 Contemporary Music Practice 4 60 points Full Year
MUSI471 2021 Research Methods and Approaches (Advanced) 20 points Not offered in 2021
MUSI475 2021 Studio Teaching Pedagogy (Advanced) 20 points First Semester
MUSI486 2021 Community Project (Advanced) 20 points First Semester
MUSI490 2021 Dissertation 40 points Full Year
MUSI590 2021 Research Dissertation 60 points 1st Non standard period, 2nd Non standard period

Key information for future students

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