Level 3 Urban Digital Music

13UDM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Young

Level 1, 2 and 3 courses offer a progression for students who have a range of contemporary performance or creative skills such as: beat looping, song-writing, mixing/DJ’ing/scratching, electronic music production, rapping, singing and pop/rock instrumental playing.
The courses have a technology focus and students will use software for creative and recording purposes.

Note: Students cannot take both a UDM course and a MUS course as a number of the standards overlap.


Recommended Prior Learning There are no prerequisite requirements for students to know music theory or music notation.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91423 v2 Music Studies 3.8 - Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work
3
E
4
Y
*
A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
3
I
8
*
U.S. 23730 v4 Operate music sequencing, editing, and music notation application(s)
3
I
8
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.