MUST2061 - Bachelor's Thesis: Music Technology in Communication with the Audience


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical examination and work
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Practical examination 7/10
Work 3/10

Course content

Individual work with project. Practical preparation, facilitation and implementation of a public presentation of the students own practice in music technology.

Learning outcome


At the end of the course the candidate should have knowledge about

  • different forms of expression that involves application of music technology
  • organisational aspects of arranging a presentation/performance before an audience
  • professions where knowledge and experience from music technology is central


At the end of the course the candidate should be able to:

  • integrate tools, knowledge and skills from music technology in their own project
  • handle aspects of communication and dissemination towards audiences
  • work independently with a music technology project
  • cooperate with professional environments outside music technology
  • write a report accounting for professional context, as well as technical and aesthetic aspects with their own project.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. 5 hours supervision per student. Teaching is usually conducted in Norwegian, but may take place in English.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory classes

Further on evaluation

The presentation of the individual projects is the practical exam, which together with the written report is the bachelor thesis. In the assessment, the presentation of the project weighs 70% and the report 30%. A grade is given on each of the parts before an overall grade is given. For the course to be passed all the parts of the exam have to be passed. If the exam has to be retaken, the candidate have to retake only the part that has not been passed.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Technology (BMUST)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the bachelor program in music technology. Passed MUST2052 or equivalent.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUST2057 7.5 AUTUMN 2010
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Technology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Practical examination and work

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Work 3/10 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Practical examination 7/10
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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