Musicology Principal Study/Stream

Subject Tables

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

Musicology Principal Study

MCGY2603
Musicology 3
6    P MCGY1602
C MCGY1019

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
It is recommended that students will be concurrently enrolled in MCGY2612 Music in the Classical and Romantic Eras. Bachelor of Music Education student should apply for this unit of study through Special Permission.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2604
Musicology 4
6    P MCGY2603
C MCGY1020

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
It is recommended that students will be concurrently enrolled in MCGY2613 Music in Modern Times. Bachelor of Music Education student should apply for this unit of study through Special Permission.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY3605
Musicology 5
6    P MCGY2604
C MCGY2018
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY3606
Musicology 6
6    P MCGY3605
C MCGY2019
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY4607
Musicology 7
6    P MCGY3606
C MCGY3023
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY4608
Musicology 8
6    P MCGY4607
C MCGY3024
Semester 1
Semester 2

Historical Studies

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
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914
6      Semester 2
MUSC3609
Musicology
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Music units
N MUSC3904


This unit is a requirement for Honours.
Semester 2

Ethnographical Studies

MCGY5601
Music Through Ethnography
6      Semester 2
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
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization
6    P 48 credit points of Junior Units
Semester 1

Analytical Studies

CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6    P MCGY4601
Semester 1
MCGY2600
Advanced Harmony
6    P MCGY2011
N MCGY2000 or MCGY2001
Semester 2
JAZZ3618
Jazz Musicology and Analysis
6    P JAZZ2017 or JAZZ2624
N JAZZ3018 or JAZZ3019
Semester 1

Senior Musicology Studies

MCGY2615
The Ultimate Art: 400 Years of Opera
6    P Two units from the following (MCGY2611 or MCGY2612 or MCGY2613 or MCGY2614)
Semester 2
MCGY3603
Baroque Music: History and Performance
6    A Knowledge of baroque music such as that gained from taking a foundation music history course covering the 17th and 18th centuries.
N MCGY3003 or MCGY3004
Semester 1
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
MCGY3617
Music Through Literature
6    P MCGY2612 or MCGY2613
N MCGY3017


or with permission of the coordinator
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
MUSC3639
Music Journalism
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1