Master of Music Studies (Performance)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Music Studies (Performance)

Students must complete 72 credit points, comprising:
(a) 60 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c) a capstone unit
(d) optional 12 credit points of research

Core units of study

CPNO5300
Graduate Recital Preparation 1
3   

This unit must be taken by all students in Graduate Diploma and Master of Music Studies who require staff accompanists for their recital.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO5301
Graduate Recital Preparation 2
3   

This unit must be taken by all students in the Master of Music Studies who require staff accompanists for their recital.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO5303
Collaborative Piano 1
3   

Program should be presented to the coordinator before commencement of the tutorials.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO5304
Collaborative Piano 2
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5015
Graduate Ensemble 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These ensemble units are available only to students enrolled in the Accompaniment, Repetiteur or Jazz students streams.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5016
Graduate Ensemble 2
6   

These ensemble units are available only to students enrolled in the Accompaniment, Repetiteur or Jazz streams.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5017
Graduate Ensemble 3
6   

These ensemble units are available only to students enrolled in the Accompaniment, Repetiteur or Jazz streams.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5320
Ensemble 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5321
Ensemble 2
3    P ENSE5320
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5322
Ensemble 3
3    P ENSE5321
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5330
Graduate Chamber Music 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5331
Graduate Chamber Music 2
3    P ENSE5330
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY5610
Research Skills for Music Performance
6   

Students who have already successfully completed a similar unit of study may apply to take another unit of study in place of this one.
Semester 1
PERF5005
Principal Study 1
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5620
Graduate Recital 1
6    C PERF5622


Students requiring staff accompanists for their recital must enrol in CPNO5300 Graduate Recital Preparation 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5621
Graduate Recital 2
6    C PERF5623


Students requiring staff accompanists for their recital must enrol in CPNO5301 Graduate Recital Preparation 2.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5622
Principal Study 2
6    P PERF5005
C PERF5620
Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5623
Principal Study 3
6    P PERF5622
C PERF5621
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

CMPN5006
Recording Portfolio

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    A Students enrolling in this unit of study are expected to be familiar with basic music technology, including portable recording and computers.
Semester 1
CMPN5012
Graduate Composer Performer Workshop

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN5114
Graduate Vocal Composition Workshop
6    N CMPN1010
Semester 2
EMUS5600
Historical Performance Practice
6    P MCGY5610
Semester 2
MCGY5600
Critical Discourses in Music
6    A Because of the difficulty of the material, fluency in written and spoken English is required, and general familiarity with academic discourse about Western Art Music will be assumed.
Semester 1
MCGY5601
Music Through Ethnography
6      Semester 1
MCGY5604
Researching Creative Process
6      Semester 2
PERF5603
Wind Conducting
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5610
Arts and Creative Industries Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5611
Graduate Seminar 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF5612
Graduate Seminar 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PERF5630
Introduction to Conducting
6    A It is recommended that students have undertaken the Undergrad Conducting elective at SCM, or equivalent audition. Other recommended prior learning includes: advanced proficiency at a musical instrument; prior experience performing in conducted ensembles; some prior experience in conducting, including teachers who conduct student groups; excellent aural skills and score reading skills are mandatory.
Semester 1
PERF6613
Graduate Seminar 3
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF6614
Graduate Seminar 4
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

Research units of study

MCGY5618
Dissertation 1
6    P MCGY5610

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Permission from the Associate Dean (Education) is required to enrol. Either before or during Dissertation 1, students should plan to take relevant courses offered by the University's Learning Centre.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY5619
Dissertation 2
6    P MCGY5618
Semester 1
Semester 2