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

CMPN3635
Writing Music for the Moving Image
6    P MUED1002 or MUSC2653 or MUED4002
Semester 1
CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6    P MCGY4601 or with permission of the Coordinator
Semester 1
JAZZ3631
Music Business Skills
6      Semester 2
MCGY2600
Advanced Harmony
6    P MCGY2011
Semester 2
MCGY2615
The Ultimate Art: 400 Years of Opera
6    P Two units from MCGY2611, MCGY2612, MCGY2613, MCGY2614
Semester 2
MCGY3013
Late Beethoven Seminar
3    A It is strongly recommended that students have completed MCGY2612, or have a sound knowledge of the Viennese Classical repertoire.
P MCGY2612 or with permission of the coordinator
Semester 1
MCGY3610
Chant in the West
6    P MCGY2611
Semester 2
MCGY3617
Music Through Literature
6    P MCGY2612 or MCGY2613
N MCGY3017


or with permission of the coordinator
Semester 2
MCGY3627
Paleography of Music
6    A Knowledge of current musical notation is essential.
P MCGY2611 or with permission of the coordinator

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
MCGY3631
African-American Music Inquiry
6    P At least 12 cps of Foundation units (MCGY2611, MCGY2612, MCGY2613 MCGY2614) or with permission of the coordinator.
Semester 1
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria & Germany 1889-1914
6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of late 19th-century harmonic practices.
P MCGY2011 or with permission of the coordinator.
Semester 1
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.
Semester 2
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music & Media
6      Semester 1
MUSC2616
Aural Cultures
6      Semester 2
MUSC2622
Music in the Sixties
6    P 18 junior credit points
N MUSC2106
Semester 2
MUSC2631
Music and Everyday Life
6    P 12 junior music credit points
Semester 2
MUSC2654
Popular Music
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC2670
Music Festivals & Arts Events Management
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC2667
Shakespeare as Opera
6    P 18 junior credit points.
Semester 1
MUSC2679
Music and Spirituality
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
MUSC3640
Rhythms and Sounds of Latin America
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
MUSC3606
Musical Australia and Asia
6    A An ability to read music at a basic level and an understanding of fundamental musical terminology would be an advantage but not essential.
P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3609
Musicology
6    P 12 junior credit points in music, or by arrangement with the coordinator


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