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Popular Music and Technology

Bachelors of Information Technology/Arts

Make a major out of understanding how popular music has the power to uplift, stimulate, comfort, motivate and communicate.

Learn to express yourself through writing and music production, and become technically equipped for changing music making environments.

Graduates often find work in teaching, music production, broadcasting and audio engineering.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for computer science and information systems

QS World University Rankings 2020

85 in the world for arts and humanities

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Music production program coordinator
  • Audio engineer
  • Music teacher
  • Radio producer
  • Music producer
  • Classroom music teacher
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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to Music Technology
  • Introduction to Popular Music Studies: The Rock Era
  • Music Technology for Live Performance
  • Music Subcultures and the Media

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