Analysis, History and Culture Studies Electives

Subject tables

Other units of study listed in the Core section can also be taken as electives. Elective units require a minimum enrolment number to run.

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

Analysis, History and Culture Studies

CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6    P MCGY4601
Semester 1
MCGY1019
Musicology Workshop 1
3   

Musicology Workshop is available to all undergraduate students and is particularly recommended for those taking the Musicology stream.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY1020
Musicology Workshop 2
3    P MCGY1019


Musicology Workshop is available to all undergraduate students and is particularly recommended for those taking the Musicology stream.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2018
Musicology Workshop 3
3    P MCGY1020
C MCGY3605 or MCGY3620


Only available to students in the pre-2016 BMus or BMusStudies Musicology Principal Study
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2019
Musicology Workshop 4
3    P MCGY2018
C MCGY3606 or MCGY3622


Only available to students in the pre-2016 BMus or BMusStudies Musicology Principal Study
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY3023
Musicology Workshop 5
3    P MCGY2019


Only available to students in the pre-2016 BMus or BMusStudies Musicology Principal Study
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY3024
Musicology Workshop 6
3    P MCGY3023


Only available to students in the pre-2016 BMus or BMusStudies Musicology Principal Study
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2600
Advanced Harmony
6    P MCGY2011
N MCGY2000 or MCGY2001
Semester 2
MCGY3604
J.S. Bach and his World
6    P MCGY2611


If students do not meet pre-requisites, they may seek permission from the Unit Co-Ordinator
Semester 2
MCGY3627
Paleography of Music
6      Semester 1
MCGY3629
Romanticism and the Fantastic
6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850.
P MCGY2612
N MCGY3029 or MCGY3037
Semester 1
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914
6      Semester 2
MUED3031
Teaching Jazz in Secondary School
3   

This unit is not available for Jazz Performance students unless they are enrolled in BMus (Music Education).
Semester 2
PERF2622
Professional Practice Internship
6    P 48 credit points from UG Music degree

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Arts Music Units

The Arts Music Unit of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music is located at the Seymour Centre. Students from all faculties can enrol in these units. All classes are held on the main campus.
MUSC1506
Music in Western Culture
6    A The ability to follow a musical score while listening to the music and some prior knowledge of elementary music theory.
N MUSC1000 or MUSC1001 or MUSC1502
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC2615
Advanced Concepts: The Musical Avant Garde
6      Semester 1
MUSC2622
Music in the Sixties
6    P 18 Junior credit points
N MUSC2106
Semester 1
MUSC2631
Music and Everyday Life
6    P 12 credit points of Junior Music units
N MUSC2903


This unit is a requirement for Honours.
Semester 2
MUSC2638
Jazz Hipsters and Hegemony
6      Semester 1
MUSC2644
Introduction to the Philosophy of Music
6    P 24 credit points of Units
Semester 1
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2666
A Global Sound: African American Music
6    P 18 junior credit points.
N SSCP1002
Semester 2
MUSC2691
Music and Politics
6    A English literacy
Semester 1
MUSC2694
Survey of World Music

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization
6    P 48 credit points of Junior Units
Semester 1
MUSC3609
Musicology
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Music units
N MUSC3904


This unit is a requirement for Honours.
Semester 2
MUSC3639
Music Journalism
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3699
Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
6    P 18 Junior credit points
Semester 2

Popular Music Studies

MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6    N MUSC1000 or MUSC1001 or MUSC1502
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC2612
Music Performance
6    P 18 Junior credit points
N MUSC2012


Audition Requirements: 2 contrasting pieces (or excerpts) totalling 6 minutes and a brief interview.
Semester 1
MUSC2654
Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2666
A Global Sound: African American Music
6    P 18 junior credit points.
N SSCP1002
Semester 2
MUSC2672
Australian Popular Music
6    P 18 junior credit points.
Semester 2
MUSC2691
Music and Politics
6    A English literacy
Semester 1

Music and Media

Jazz

JAZZ1021
Jazz History 1
3   

Non Jazz Majors need to seek departmental approval in order to enrol.
Semester 1
JAZZ1022
Jazz History 2
3    P JAZZ1021


Non Jazz Majors need to seek departmental approval in order to enrol.
Semester 2
MUSC2622
Music in the Sixties
6    P 18 Junior credit points
N MUSC2106
Semester 1