Musicology 5 (MCGY3605)


The work of Musicology 5 and 6 is intended to build on the methodological foundations of the previous semesters and develop the student's capacity for more independent study and research. A broader view of the discipline and its fields will be developed. In Musicology 5 or 6 topics in ethnomusicology may be included when possible.

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One 2 hr seminar/week


Assignment(s)/presentation to equivalent of 2000w (20%); Major paper of about 4000w (70%), research process throughout the semester (10%).


Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th ed. Revised by Wayne C. Booth, et al. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.