Undergraduate

Music: Electronic Music and Sound Design

Combine your love of music and technology in this creative-focused major.

Careers and further study

This major opens up a world of future study pathways and career opportunities.

Career Pathways

"Graduates will gain skills applicable to a range of creative and technical professions. Some may pursue careers in areas such as the creative and performing arts, visual arts, the entertainment industry and associated fields. Others may go on to become sound or audio engineers, sound artists or designers.
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"Graduates will gain skills applicable to a range of creative and technical professions. Some may pursue careers in areas such as the creative and performing arts, visual arts, the entertainment industry and associated fields. Others may go on to become sound or audio engineers, sound artists or designers.
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Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this major. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or your desired course.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic school-leavers, mature-age applicants and those with previous tertiary study. If you’re interested in studying this major, find out the admission details below.

Minimum entry requirements

Below you’ll find a list of admission equivalencies for this course's Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).

Music prerequisites

Prerequisite subjects: Audition to demonstrate a musical background equivalent to Music ATAR.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for school-leaver entry to UWA you are required to achieve the Western Australian Certificate of Education and obtain the minimum ATAR to gain a place in your chosen degree.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this major? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

The Electronic Music and Sound Design major allows you to explore industry-relevant techniques and technologies as you create professional electronic music compositions.

About The Course

Electronic Music and Sound Design is a new creative-focused major. You’ll develop expertise in electronic music composition, sound design and production, programming, and software/hardware instrument design; all skills that are applicable to a range of creative and technical professions. The major includes studio and lab-based units, and it culminates in a major project such as an album of electronic works, a sound installation, a film score or live performance.
Music: Electronic Music and Sound Design

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-MEMSD
TISC Codes
Music: Electronic Music and Sound Design
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Level of study
  • Undergraduate
Course Code
  • MJD-MEMSD
TISC Codes
Honours Available
  • Yes
Degrees course is available in
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)
Faculty
  • Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education - Arts
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Electronic Music and Sound Design

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Course Structure

Our undergraduate degrees offer you a broad range of options allowing you to combine subjects in a way that matches your career goals and personal interests.

Your degree options

This major is offered as a degree-specific, or first, major for these degrees. It is also offered as a second major in our other bachelor's degrees.

Conservatorium of Music

The University of Western Australia Conservatorium of Music provides classes and activities that support and promote music in the community for everybody.