Bachelor of Music

Improvised Music

This program focuses on learning how to improvise in a broad range of musical environments. Learn from some of the most highly regarded improvised music practitioners in Australia. You will be supported to engage with and develop a unique musical language through improvisation.

Area of Study

Credit Points

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

Improvised Music Practice

60

IMPR3046 Improvised Music 6;
IMPR3006 Improvised Music Ensemble 6;
JAZZ1026 Jazz Piano 2 OR
CMPN1003 Composition through Improvisation 2

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;
JAZZ3618 Jazz Musicology and Analysis;

AHCS Elective

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

 

IMPR1041 Improvised Music 1

6

IMPR1042 Improvised Music 2

6

IMPR2043 Improvised Music 3

6

IMPR2044 Improvised Music 4

6

Music Skills

6

Music Skills

6

Music Skills

6

Music Technology

3

IMPR1001 Improvised Music Ensemble 1

3

IMPR1002 Improvised Music Ensemble 2

3

IMPR2003 Improvised Music Ensemble 3

3

IMPR2004 Improvised Music Ensemble 4

3

JAZZ1025 Jazz Piano 1
OR
CMPN1000 Composition through Improvisation 1

3

JAZZ1026 Jazz Piano 2
OR
CMPN1003 Composition through Improvisation 2

3

AHCS elective

6

Free Choice

12

 

 

MCGY1030 This is Music

6

CMPN1612 New Music, New Thinking

6

Music Technology

3

 

 

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

Semester 5

 

Semester 6

 

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

IMPR3045 Improvised Music 5

6

IMPR3046 Improvised Music 6

6

Project 1A

12

Project 2A

12

IMPR3005 Improvised Music Ensemble 5

3

IMPR3006 Improvised Music Ensemble 6

3

Project related electives

6

Project related electives

6

JAZZ3618 Jazz Musicology and Analysis

6

Free Choice

15

Free Choice

6

Free Choice

6

Free Choice

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24