Bachelor of Music

Creative Music

The Creative Music program prepares students for a career in the creative industries including composing for screen-based media. Through studies in composition, notation, musical thinking and analysis, music technology, instrumentation and orchestration, as well as historical and cultural studies, students acquire the skills to compose, score and arrange music suitable for film, TV, emerging media and other commercially oriented genres.

Area of Study

Credit Points

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

Creative Music Practice

60

CMPN1332 Concepts of Music through
Composition 2;
CMPN1611 Instrumentation & Orchestration;
MUSC2614 Composition Workshop;
CMPN2320 Music Notation & Publishing;
CMPN2510 Scoring & Arranging for the Screen;
18 cps in Composition Studies electives;
6 cps in Performance units

Music Skills

24

12 cps in Music Theory and Aural Skills units;
6 cps in Music Technology;

Analysis, History and Culture Studies
(AHCS)

24

MCGY1030 This is Music;
CMPN1612 New Music, New Thinking;
6 cps in AHCS Foundation units

Year 4 Project

36

Project 1A -2A;
12 cps in project related electives

Electives

48

 

 

Indicative enrolment pathway

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

 

Semester 3

 

Semester 4

 

CMPN1331 Concepts of Music through Composition 1

6

CMPN1332 Concepts of Music through Composition 2

6

CMPN1611 Instrumentation and Orchestration

6

CMPN2510 Scoring and Arranging for the Screen

6

Music Skills

6

Music Skills

6

Music Skills

6

Composition Elective

6

CMPN2320 Music Notation and Publishing

6

CMPN1612 New Music,  New Thinking

6

Music Technology

3

AHCS Foundation

6

MCGY1030 This is Music

6

Music Technology

3

Performance

3

Free Choice

6

 

 

Performance

3

Free Choice

6

 

 

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24

Semester 5

 

Semester 6

 

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

MUSC2614 Composition Workshop

6

Composition elective

6

Project 1A

12

Project 2A

12

Composition elective

6

AHCS elective

6

Project related electives

6

Project related electives

6

Free Choice

12

Free Choice

12

Free Choice

6

Free Choice

6

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24

Composition Electives

Composition Electives

Cps

CMPN1000 Composition Through Improvisation 1

3

CMPN1003 Composition Through Improvisation 2

3

CMPN1010 Creative Vocal Ensemble

3

CMPN1310 Percussion Composition Workshop

3

CMPN2631 Electroacoustic Music

3

CMPN2632 Computer Music Fundamentals

6

CMPN2613 Comp Techniques: Number and Process

6

CMPN2614 Comp Techniques: Tonality and Process

6

CMPN2633 Computer Music Advanced

6

CMPN3000, 3001, 4000, 4001 Composer Performer Workshop 1 - 4

6

CMPN3634 Interactive Media and Sound Installations

6

CMPN3635 Writing Music for the Moving Image

6

CMPN4620 Independent Arts Professional

6

CMPN4666 Advanced Analysis

6

MUSC2653 Introduction to Digital Music Techniques

6

MUSC3601 Contemporary Music Making 1

6

MUSC3603 Advanced Digital Music Techniques

6