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


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Practical examination and Work
Grade: Letters

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

Course content

Practical preparation, organization and implementation of a public presentation of the student's own activity in music technology. Orientation towards vocational and cross-disciplinary work with music technology. Independent work with project of his/her own.

Learning outcome


The candidate
- has broad knowledge about various forms of expression that involves the application of music technology
- has knowledge about the arrangement side of concerts/performances for an audience
- knows of professional communities outside music technology that are relevant for collaboration in cross-disciplinary projects
- knows of several professions where knowledge and experience of music technology constitutes a central component
- has knowledge about issues and challenges associated with establishing his/her own business (entrepreneurship)


The candidate
- can integrate tools, knowledge and skills from music technology in his/her own project
- can manage issues concerning communication and mediation in meetings with an audience
- displays independence when working with music technology projects
- can cooperate professionally with communities outside music technology
- can write reports that give an account of professionla context, and technical and esthetical aspects of his/her own project in music technology
- can formulate a technical description (rider)

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. 5 hours of guidance per student.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory classes

Further on evaluation

The Bachelor's thesis consists of the presentation (70%) and a written report (30%). All components of the assessment must be passed. If you fail on one part of the examination you must retake the part which you have failed.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

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

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Bachelor's programme in Music Technology and passed MUST2062 or equivalent course. The course has restricted admission.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
MUST2057 7.5 01.09.2010
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 2
No.of specialization hours: 18

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 form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD work 3/10
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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