Music Skills

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

Music Skills

Music Theory and Aural Skills

MCGY1000
Aural Perception 1
3   

Completion of a Music Skills Test is essential prior to commencement. Conservatorium of Music students who did not do the test during the audition period and non-Conservatorium of Music Students should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.
Semester 1
MCGY1001
Aural Perception 1A
3   

Completion of a Music Skills Test is essential prior to commencement. Conservatorium of Music students who did not do the test during the audition period and non-Conservatorium of Music Students should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.
Semester 1
MCGY1002
Aural Perception 1B
3    P MCGY1001
Semester 2
MCGY1003
Aural Perception 2
3    P MCGY1000 or MCGY1002
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2004
Aural Perception 3
3    P MCGY1003
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2005
Aural Perception 4
3    P MCGY2004
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY1008
Harmony and Analysis 1
3    A Ability to read musical notation including treble and bass clefs, and knowledge of scales, intervals and triads in tonal music.
N MUSC2699


Completion of a Music Skills Test is essential prior to commencement. Students who have not completed the test should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.
Semester 1
MCGY1009
Harmony and Analysis 2
3    P MCGY1008
Semester 2
MCGY2010
Harmony and Analysis 3
3    P MCGY1009
Semester 1
MCGY2011
Harmony and Analysis 4
3    P MCGY2010
Semester 2
MCGY3061
Advanced Harmony
6    P MCGY2011
N MCGY2600
Semester 1
JAZZ1621
Jazz Music Skills 1
6    C JAZZ1601 or JAZZ1631
N MUSC2699
Semester 1
JAZZ1622
Jazz Music Skills 2
6    P JAZZ1621
C JAZZ1632 or JAZZ1602
Semester 2
JAZZ2623
Jazz Music Skills 3
6    P JAZZ1622
C JAZZ2603 or JAZZ2633
Semester 1
JAZZ2624
Jazz Music Skills 4
6    P JAZZ2623
C JAZZ2604 or JAZZ2634
Semester 2
JAZZ1015
Jazz Ear Training 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
JAZZ1016
Jazz Ear Training 2
3    P JAZZ1015


These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 2
JAZZ2038
Jazz Ear Training 3
3    P JAZZ1016


These units are only available to non-jazz degree students.
Semester 1
JAZZ2039
Jazz Ear Training 4
3    P JAZZ2038


These units are only available to non-jazz degree students
Semester 2
JAZZ1019
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
JAZZ1020
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 2
3    P JAZZ1019


These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 2
JAZZ2016
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 3
3    P JAZZ1020


These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
JAZZ2017
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 4
3    P JAZZ2016


These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 2
JAZZ3301
Rhythm Awareness/Analysis
3   

Non-Jazz degree students may take this unit after completion of their Principal Study 4 with the approval of the Unit Coordinator.
Semester 1
MUSC1501
Extended Fundamentals of Music
6    A (MUSC1503 and MUSC1504), or HSC Music 2
N MUSC1503 or MUSC1504 or MUSC2693 or MUSC2699 or MCGY1008


Students will take a diagnostic in Week 1 of semester to ensure they have the required level of music theory and aural skills.
Semester 2
MUSC1503
Fundamentals of Music 1
6    N MUSC1000 or MUSC1001 or MUSC1002 or MUSC1003 or MUSC1004 or MUSC1005 or MUSC1501 or MUSC1502 or MUSC2699 or MCGY1008
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC1504
Fundamentals of Music 2
6    A MUSC1503
N MUSC1501 or MUSC1502 or MUSC2699
Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC2693
Fundamentals of Music 3
6    N MUSC1501 or MUSC2615 or MUSC2699
Semester 2

Technology Skills

CMPN1013
Creative Music Technology
3    N MUED1002
Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN1014
Sound Recording Fundamentals
3    N CMPN2006
Semester 1
CMPN2007
Sound Recording Advanced
3    A Proficiency in an industry standard DAW and the ability to understand basic microphone and recording techniques.
P CMPN2006 or CMPN1014
Semester 2
MUSC2653
Introduction to Digital Music Techniques
6    P 18 Junior credit points
N MUSC2053


An ability to read music at a basic level and an understanding of fundamental musical terminology is an advantage in this unit of study.
Semester 1
MUSC3603
Advanced Digital Music Techniques
6    P MUSC2653


Students who do not meet the pre-requisite may seek special permission from the subject co-ordinator
Semester 2

Business Skills

JAZZ3631
Music Business Skills
6      Semester 2

Practical Keyboard Skills

CPNO1603
Practical Keyboard Skills 1
6    N ACCP1603


Must have keyboard skills and reasonable music reading skills.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO1604
Practical Keyboard Skills 2
6    P ACCP1603 OR CPNO1603
N ACCP1604


Must have keyboard skills (up to at least an AMEB 4th grade level) and reasonable music reading skills.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Open Learning Units

OLET1801
Music Theory and Notation Essentials
2      Semester 1
Semester 2
OLET1803
Digital Communication: Sound
2      Semester 1
Semester 2