Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Music Practice)

Core requirements

To qualify for the award of the pass degree in the Contemporary Music Practice program, a candidate must successully complete 192 credit points comprising:

(i) 72 credit points of units of study in the Contemporary Music Practice disciplinary area, as set out in the tables below;

(ii) 24 credit points of Music Skills units of study;

(iii) 24 credit points of Music Analysis, History and Culture Studies units of study;

(iv) 12 credit points in Performance or Ensemble units of study;

(v) 12 credit points of Final Year Projects units of study;

(vi) 48 credit points of elective units of study comprised of:

(a) a major from Table S: or

(b) a minor from Table S and/or

(c) up to 12 credit points from Table O; and/or

(d) elective units from Table A; and/or

(e) elective units from Table S

 

Minimum levels of achievement

Area of Study

Credit Points

To qualify for the award of pass degree, the following minimum levels of achievement must be reached

Contemporary Music Practice

72

48 cps Contemporary Music Practice 1-8;

12 cps in Contemporary Music Studies;

12 cps in Popular Music Studies

Music Skills

24

12 cps Fundamentals of Music 1-2 or 2-3;

6 cps MUSC1611 The Studio for Songwriters;

6 cps Music Skills elective

Analysis, History and Culture Studies
(AHCS)

24

6 cps MCGY1030 This is Music;

6 cps MUSC1507 Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music & Media;

6 cps in AHCS Foundation units;

6 cps in AHCS Elective units

Performance and Ensemble

12

12 cps in Performance or Ensemble units

4th Year Project

12

12 cps in Music Project units

Electives

48

 

 

Standard enrolment pattern

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

 

Semester 3

 

Semester 4

 

MUSC1401 Contemporary Music Practice 1

6

MUSC1402 Contemporary Music Practice 2

6

MUSC2403 Contemporary Music Practice 3

6

MUSC2404 Contemporary Music Practice 4

6

MUSC1503 Fundamentals of Music 1 or MUSC1504 Fundamentals of Music 2

6

MUSC1504Fundamentals of Music 2 or MUSC2693 Fundamentals of Music 3

6

Music Skills elective

6

AHCS elective

6

MUSC1507 Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music & Media

6

AHCS Foundation unit

6

Contemporary Music or Popular Music electives

6

Contemporary Music or Popular Music electives

6

MCGY1030 This is Music

6

MUSC1611 The Studio for Songwriters

6

Free Choice

6

Free Choice

6

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24


Semester 5

 

Semester 6

 

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

MUSC3405 Contemporary Music Practice 5

6

MUSC3406 Contemporary Music Practice 6

6

MUSC4407 Contemporary Music Practice 7

6

MUSC4408 Contemporary Music Practice 8

6

Contemporary Music or Popular Music electives

6

Contemporary Music or Popular Music electives

6

SCMP4601 Music Specialist Project 1 or ICPU

6

SCMP4602 Music Specialist Project 2 or ICPU

6

Performance/Ensemble

6

Performance/Ensemble

6

Free Choice

12

Free Choice

12

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

       

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24