Music minors

A minor requires the completion of 36 credit points as set out in the Learning and Teaching policy according to one of the following patterns of 6 credit point units:

(a) 2 x 1000-level units, 2 x 2000-level units, and 2 x 3000-level units; or

(b) 2 x 1000-level units, 3 x 2000-level units, and 1 x 3000-level unit

Units of study contributing towards one minor may not contribute toward any other major completed except where otherwise approved by the faculty.

 

Community Music minor

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

6 cps MCGY1031 Musical Worlds of Today or MUSC1604 Music, Health and Wellbeing;

6 cps from the following units: GCST1604 Introduction to Diversity or OLET1231 Community Engagement for Change and any two of the following: OLET1135, OLET1403, OLET1405

2000

12

6 cps PERF2622 Professional Practice Internship 1*

6 cps from the following units: MUSC2645 Psychology of Music, MUSC2691 Music and Politics, MUSC2672 Australian Popular Music, MUED2301 Music Learning through Community Services and MUED4006 Popular Music Studies

3000

12

6 cps from the following units: MUSC3631 Music in Public: Performance and Power, MUSC3629 Music in Everyday Life, PERF3640 Industry and Community Projects **

6 cps from the following units: MUED3604 Ensemble Pedagogy, PERF3000 Conducting 1, PERF3001 Conducting 2, PERF3603 Advanced Conducting

* Students should seek a placement with a community arts organisation.
** Students should seek a project related to community practice

Composition for Creative Industries Minor - 2020 version

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

CMPN1331 Composition for Creative Industries 1;

CMPN1332 Composition for Creative Industries 2

2000

18

CMPN2333 Composition for Creative Industries 3;

CMPN2334 Composition for Creative Industries 4;

CMPN2510 Scoring & Arranging for the Screen or CMPN2320 Music Notation & Publishing

3000

6

JAZZ3631 Music Business Skills

Composition for Creative Industries Minor - pre-2020 version

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

CMPN1331 Concepts of Music Through Composition 1;

CMPN1332 Concepts of Music Through Composition 2

2000

12

MUSC2614 Composition Workshop;

CMPN2510 Scoring and Arranging for the Screen or CMPN2320 Music Notation and Publishing

3000

12

12 cps in 3000 level Composition Electives

Digital Music and Media Minor - 2020 version

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

CMPN1220 Foundations of Digital Music;

CMPN1221 Digital Music Composition 1

2000

18

CMPN2222 Digital Composition 2;

CMPN2223 Digital Composition 3;

CMPN2632 Computer Music Fundamentals

3000

6

6 cps from the following units:

CMPN3635 Writing Music for the Moving Image;

MUSC3603 Advanced Digital Music Techniques;

CMPN3634 Interactive Media and Sound Installations

 

Digital Music and Media Minor - pre-2020 version

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

CMPN1220 Foundations of Digital Music;

CMPN1631 Electroacoustic Music or CMPN1632 Computer Music Fundamentals

2000

12

CMPN2653 Introduction to Digital Music Techniques;

CMPN2633 Computer Music Advanced

3000

12

12 cps from the following units:

CMPN3635 Writing Music for the Moving Image;

MUSC3603 Advanced Digital Music Techniques;

CMPN3634 Interactive Media and Sound Installations

 

Ethnomusicology Minor

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

6 cps MCGY1031 Australian Musical Worlds;

6 cps from the following units:

MUED1007 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Music,

MUED1004 Non-Western Music,

MUSC1300 Popular Music Ensemble

2000

12

6 cps MCGY2621 Exploring Ethnomusicology;

6 cps from the following units:

MUSC2672 Australian Popular Music,

MUSC2637 Aboriginal Creativity,

MUSC2666 A Global Sound: African American Music,

PERF2604 Chinese Music Ensemble 1,

PERF2605 Chinese Music Ensemble 2

3000

12

12 cps from the following units:

MCGY3602 Understanding East Asian Music,

PERF3606 Chinese Music Ensemble 3 or PERF3607 Chinese Music Ensemble 4,

MUSC3610 Musical Traditions and Globalisation,

MUSC3640 Rhythms and Sounds of Latin America,

MCGY3631 African American Music Inquiry,

MUSC3601 Contemporary Music Making,

MUSC3629 Music in Everyday Life,

MCGY5601 Music Through Ethnography,

JAZZ3301 Rhythm Awareness/Analysis,

MUSC3699 Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing

 

Indigenous Music Minor

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

6 cps MCGY1031 Australian Musical Worlds;

3 cps MUED1007 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Music;

3 cps MUED1010 Key Issues In Music Education

2000

12

6 cps MUSC2672 Australian Popular Music;

6 cps MUSC2648 Words and Music: Song Across Cultures

3000

12

6 cps MUSC3610 Musical Traditions and Globalisation; plus

6 cps from the following units:

KOCR3602 Race, Racism and Indigenous Australia,

KOCR3607 Re-awakening Australian Languages,

KOCR3605 Writing Country: Indigenous Ecopoetics

 

Performance and Ensembles Minor

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

12 cps x 1000 level performance or ensemble units

2000

12

6 cps x 2000 level performance or ensemble units

6 cps MCGY2601 Perception of Music Performance

3000

12

12 cps x 3000 level performance or ensemble units

 

Performance Science Minor

Level

Credit points

Required Units of Study

1000

12

3 cps MUED1009 Psychology of Learning and Instruction

3 cps MUED1008 Fundamentals of Teaching

6 cps MUSC1604 Music, Health and Well-Being

2000

12

6 cps MUSC2645 Psychology of Music

6 cps MCGY2601 Perception of Music Performance

3000

12

6 cps MCGY5603 Music as Social Science

6cps x 3000 level Performance or Ensemble units of study