Contemporary Music Practice Core units

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following unit is missing from the Contemporary Music Studies table:

CMPN1612 New Music, New Thinking Credit points: Session: Semester 2 

24/01/2020
2.

In addition to the requirements listed below for the Contemporary Music Practice Program, students must also complete the following Discipline Specific units:

MUSC1507 Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music & Media, CP: 6 credit points Session: Semester 1

MUSC1611 The Studio for Songwriters 1 CP: 6 credit points Session: Semester 2

10/02/2020
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Contemporary Music Practice

Students undertaking the Contemporary Music Practice Program must complete 72 credit points of core units comprising of:
(a) 48 credit points of Program Focus units: Contemporary Music Practice 1-8*
(b) 24 credit points of chosen Contemporary and Popular Music studies units set out in the below table.
Students undertaking the Music Education Stream must complete:
(a) 24 credit points of Program Focus units: Contemporary Music Practice 1-4
*Please note Contemporary Music Practice 7-8 will be introduced from 2021.

Program Focus units

MUSC1401
Contemporary Music Practice 1
6      Semester 1
MUSC1402
Contemporary Music Practice 2
6    P MUSC1401
Semester 2
MUSC2403
Contemporary Music Practice 3
6    P MUSC1402
Semester 1
MUSC2404
Contemporary Music Practice 4
6    P MUSC2403
Semester 2
MUSC3405
Contemporary Music Practice 5
6    P MUSC2404
Semester 1
MUSC3406
Contemporary Music Practice 6
6    P MUSC3405
Semester 2

Contemporary Music Studies electives

BMus (Contemporary Music Practice) students will choose 12 credit points of Contemporary Music electives and 12 credit points of Popular Music electives.
CMPN2510
Scoring and Arranging for the Screen
6      Semester 2
JAZZ1021
Jazz History 1
3    A Students enrolling in this unit are expected to have strong overall music skills including notation, reading, aural skills, music research and analysis and jazz performance (excluding non-jazz students)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Non-Jazz degree students will be considered for a place in the class based on enrolment numbers prior to the commencement of the semester.
Semester 2
JAZZ1022
Jazz History 2
3    P JAZZ1021


Non-Jazz degree students will be considered for a place in the class based on enrolment numbers prior to the commencement of the semester.
Semester 1
JAZZ3631
Music Business Skills
6      Semester 2
MCGY3631
African-American Music Inquiry

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
MUSC1506
Music in Western Culture
6    A The ability to follow a musical score while listening to the music and knowledge of elementary music theory.


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 2
MUSC1604
Music, Health and Wellbeing
6      Semester 2
MUSC2614
Composition Workshop
6   

18 credit points of 1000-level units from any discipline or faculty.
Semester 1
MUSC2616
Noise/Sound/Music: Engaging Sonic Worlds
6      Semester 1
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6      Semester 1
MUSC2648
Words and Music : Song Across Cultures
6    A Students enrolling in this unit of study must previously have completed 48 junior credit points, or have the permission of the coordinator
Semester 1
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
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
MUSC2691
Music and Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      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
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 48 credit points of Junior Units
Semester 1
MUSC3624
Music and Sound in 21st Century Film

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
MUSC3629
Music and Everyday Life
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the BA.
Semester 2
MUSC3630
Popular Music and the Moving Image

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3639
Music Journalism
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3640
Rhythms and Sounds of Latin America
6    P 18 Junior credit points


Musical knowledge may be helpful but not necessary
Semester 2
MUSC3699
Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
6    P 18 Junior credit points


A good working knowledge of musical terminology and vocabulary is required.
Semester 2

Popular Music Studies electives

MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6    N MUSC1000 or MUSC1001 or MUSC1502
Semester 1
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions
6      Semester 1
MUSC2648
Words and Music : Song Across Cultures
6    A Students enrolling in this unit of study must previously have completed 48 junior credit points, or have the permission of the coordinator
Semester 1
MUSC2654
Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2666
Global Sound: Drum and Bass, Rhythm and Soul

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 18 junior credit points.
Semester 1
MUSC2672
Australian Popular Music
6    P 18 junior credit points.
Semester 2
MUSC2691
Music and Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
MUSC2695
Fundamentals of Music 4: Popular Music Focus
6    P MUSC1501 or MUSC2693
Semester 1
MUSC3630
Popular Music and the Moving Image

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3631
Music in Public: Performance and Power
6      Semester 2