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faq [2017/02/06 14:00]
gary [What is Music Technology?]
faq [2019/05/03 15:32] (current)
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-The Faculty provides access to required computer hardware and software for Music Technology students in the Music Technology ​Computer Lab Laboratory (MTCL - Room E230)). Note, however, that this does not include software that is not taught in courses (such as word processing) or unlimited access to incidental hardware such as printers.+The Faculty provides access to required computer hardware and software for Music Technology students in the Music Technology ​and Keyboard Proficiency ​Laboratory (MTKPL - Room E215)). Note, however, that this does not include software that is not taught in courses (such as word processing) or unlimited access to incidental hardware such as printers.
  
-All computers in the Music Technology Computer Laboratory ​are running the Macintosh OS-X operating system.+All computers in the MTKPL are running the Macintosh OS-X operating system.
  
 ===== Are the Music Technology minors good preparation for the graduate program in Sound Recording? ===== ===== Are the Music Technology minors good preparation for the graduate program in Sound Recording? =====
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   * [[#Will I have to buy my own computer?]]   * [[#Will I have to buy my own computer?]]
   * [[#Do I need any prior computer/​math training?]]   * [[#Do I need any prior computer/​math training?]]
 +  * [[#Do I need to have a music degree or prior music training?]]
   * [[#Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]   * [[#Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]
   * [[#Do PhD applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]   * [[#Do PhD applicants need to specify a supervisor?​]]
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-First-year graduate students typically make use of the Music Technology ​Computer ​Laboratory for their seminar-related work. Thesis research is conducted in one of six research laboratories described on the [[resources|Music Technology resources page]].+First-year graduate students typically make use of the Music Technology ​and Keyboard Proficiency ​Laboratory for their seminar-related work. Thesis research is conducted in one of six research laboratories described on the [[resources|Music Technology resources page]].
  
 ===== Which computer platform do you use? ===== ===== Which computer platform do you use? =====
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 ===== Do I need any prior computer/​math training? ===== ===== Do I need any prior computer/​math training? =====
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 Yes. The Music Technology graduate program is based on a solid training in math, computer science, acoustics, and undergraduate music technology concepts. Yes. The Music Technology graduate program is based on a solid training in math, computer science, acoustics, and undergraduate music technology concepts.
  
-Applicants will need to demonstrate substantial knowledge in music technology and computer science before entering our programs via [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​future-students/​graduate/​placement-exams|placement exams]]. Students who fail to demonstrate adequate knowledge in these areas will be required to take extra courses, either at the beginning of their programme or through an extra year before entering at the graduate level.+Applicants will need to demonstrate substantial knowledge in music technology and computer science before entering our programs via placement exams. Students who fail to demonstrate adequate knowledge in these areas will be required to take extra courses, either at the beginning of their programme or through an extra year before entering at the graduate level
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 +===== Do I need to have a music degree or prior music training? ===== 
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 +No. There are no specific music knowledge or performance competencies required for entrance into either the MA or PhD programs in music technology. However, we generally expect that students have some motivation and an appropriate background for pursuing a __music__ technology degree.
  
 ===== Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor? ===== ===== Do MA applicants need to specify a supervisor? =====
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   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​current-students/​graduate/​graduate-music-handbook/​courses-examinations-thesis-credits|Courses,​ examinations and thesis credit requirements]]   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​current-students/​graduate/​graduate-music-handbook/​courses-examinations-thesis-credits|Courses,​ examinations and thesis credit requirements]]
   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​current-students/​graduate/​graduate-seminar-information|Graduate seminar information]]   * [[http://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​current-students/​graduate/​graduate-seminar-information|Graduate seminar information]]
-  * [[https://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​files/​music/​musictechnology_placement_descriptions_1516.pdf|Placement exams]]+  * [[https://​www.mcgill.ca/​music/​files/​music/​musictechnology_placement_descriptions_1617.pdf|Placement exams]]
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