Table S Electives - Conservatorium of Music Table

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

Table S Electives - Conservatorium of Music

1000-level units of study

CMPN1000
Composition Through Improvisation 1
3      Semester 1
CMPN1003
Composition Through Improvisation 2
3    P CMPN1000
Semester 2
CMPN1010
Vocal Composition Workshop
3    A Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software.
P CMPN1331 or CMPN1601


if prerequisite not met, you may request special permission
Semester 2
CMPN1013
Creative Music Technology
3    N MUED1002
Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN1014
Sound Recording Fundamentals
3    N CMPN2006
Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN1611
Instrumentation and Orchestration
6      Semester 1
CMPN1612
New Music, New Thinking
6      Semester 2
ENSE1041
Choir 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1042
Choir 2
3    P ENSE1041 OR ENSE1015
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1601
Chamber Choir 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1602
Chamber Choir 2
6    P ENSE1601


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1000
Jazz Large Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1001
Jazz Large Ensemble 2
3    P JAZZ1000


These units are only available to non-jazz students
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1015
Jazz Ear Training 1
3   

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
JAZZ1019
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 1
3   

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
JAZZ1025
Jazz Piano 1
3    A To have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understanding and basic ability to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs
N JAZZ1601


This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz degree students. Students should have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understnding and basic abliity to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs.
Semester 1
JAZZ1026
Jazz Piano 2
3    A Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii-V-I progressions.
P JAZZ1025


This unit of study is only available to non-Jazz degree students.
Semester 2
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
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 Evaluation is essential prior to commencement. Students who have not completed this diagnostic 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
MCGY1030
This is Music
6   

This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY1031
Australian Musical Worlds
6   

This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 2
MUED1009
Psychology of Learning and Instruction
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC1300
Popular Music Ensemble
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
MUSC1501
Extended Fundamentals of Music
6    A (MUSC1503 and MUSC1504), or HSC Music 2
N MUSC2693 or MUSC2699 or MCGY1008
Semester 1
MUSC1503
Fundamentals of Music 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC1504
Fundamentals of Music 2
6    A MUSC1503
Semester 1
Semester 2
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
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6    N MUSC1000 or MUSC1001 or MUSC1502
Semester 1

2000-level units of study

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
CMPN2613
Comp Techniques: Number and Process
6    P CMPN1612


Strong music theory and notation skills are essential in this unit of study
Semester 1
CMPN2614
Comp Techniques: Tonality and Process
6    P CMPN2613 or CMPN2011


Strong music theory and notation skills are essential in this unit of study
Semester 2
CMPN2631
Electroacoustic Music
6    A Proficiency in the usage of any industry standard DAW and attendant sound transformation and diffusion software.
P MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653
N CMPN1631
Semester 1
CMPN2632
Computer Music Fundamentals
6    P MUED1002 OR CMPN1013 OR MUSC2653
Semester 2
CMPN2633
Computer Music Advanced
6    A computer programming in Max/MSP or similar software for sound and media.
P CMPN1632
Semester 1
ENSE2043
Choir 3
3    P ENSE1042 OR ENSE1002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2044
Choir 4
3    P ENSE2043 OR ENSE1019
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2603
Chamber Choir 3
6    P ENSE1602


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2604
Chamber Choir 4
6    P ENSE2603


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2002
Jazz Large Ensemble 3
3    P JAZZ1001


These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2003
Jazz Large Ensemble 4
3    P JAZZ2002


These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
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
JAZZ2022
Jazz Piano 3
3    A Jazz quaver articulation; chord tones, to play 4-5 jazz standards reading from leadsheets with logical voicing. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii V I progressions
P JAZZ1026
Semester 1
JAZZ2023
Jazz Piano 4
3    A Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. A knowledge of at least 6-8 jazz standards, and the ability to play these tunes from memory or from leadsheets, producing logical and creative harmonic voice leading. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues, ii V I progressions, and interpret voice leading from reading chord symbols on leadsheets.
P JAZZ2022
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
MCGY2004
Aural Perception 3
3    P MCGY1003
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2005
Aural Perception 4
3    P MCGY2004
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2010
Harmony and Analysis 3
3    P MCGY1009
Semester 1
MCGY2011
Harmony and Analysis 4
3    P MCGY2010
Semester 2
MCGY2601
Perception of Music Performance

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 2
MCGY2611
Music from the Middle Ages to Baroque
6    A Ability to read musical notation


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 2
MCGY2612
Music in the Classical and Romantic Eras
6    A The ability to read musical notation and basic knowledge of music theory.


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY2613
Music in Modern Times
6    A Ability to read musical notation


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 1
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
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions
6      Semester 1
MUSC2644
Introduction to the Philosophy of Music

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 24 credit points of Units
Semester 1
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6      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
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
MUSC2693
Fundamentals of Music 3
6    P MUSC1504
N MUSC1501
Semester 2
MUSC2695
Fundamentals of Music 4: Popular Music Focus
6    P MUSC1501 or MUSC2693
Semester 1
PERF2604
Chinese Music Ensemble 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF2605
Chinese Music Ensemble 2
6    P PERF2604


Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

CMPN3634
Interactive Media and Sound Installations
6    P CMPN1013 OR MUSC2653
C CMPN2631 OR CMPN2632


The unit makes use of interactive programming techniques and other technical skills taught in CMPN2631/2632. Enrolling concurrently in one of these subjects alongside CMPN3634 is recommended.
Semester 2
CMPN3635
Writing Music for the Moving Image
6    P MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653 or MUED4002
Semester 1
JAZZ3002
Jazz Large Ensemble 5
3    P JAZZ2003


These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3003
Jazz Large Ensemble 6
3    P JAZZ3002


These units are only available to non-jazz degree students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY3061
Advanced Harmony

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P MCGY2011
N MCGY2600
Semester 1
MCGY3601
Analysis of Nineteenth-Century Music

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P MCGY2011
Semester 2
MCGY3602
Understanding East Asian Music
6      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 1
MCGY3627
Paleography of Music
6    A Knowledge of current musical notation is essential.
P MCGY2611


If prerequisite not met, you may apply for special permission.
Semester 2
MCGY3629
Romanticism and the Fantastic

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850.
P MCGY2612
Semester 1
MCGY3630
New Germans: Wagner and Liszt 1848-76
6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850.
P MCGY2612
Semester 1
MCGY3631
African-American Music Inquiry

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of late 19th-century harmonic practices.
P MCGY2612
Semester 2
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
MUSC3609
Musicology
6    P 12 Junior credit points in Music units
N MUSC3904


This unit is a requirement for Honours in the Arts Music unit.
Semester 2
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization
6   

Student must have completed 48 credit points of 1000-level units or ask for permission from the coordinator.
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
MUSC3631
Music in Public: Performance and Power
6      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


A good working knowledge of musical terminology and vocabulary is required.
Semester 2
PERF3606
Chinese Music Ensemble 3
6    P PERF2604 or PERF2605


Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
Semester 1
PERF3607
Chinese Music Ensemble 4
6    P PERF3606


Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
Semester 2
PERF3640
Industry and Community Projects
6    A upper-level disciplinary knowledge

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1, Semester 2
Students will submit project preferences, however first preference placements cannot be guaranteed.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

4000-level units of study

CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6    P MCGY4601
Semester 1
MCGY4110
Themes in Australian Music History

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
MUSC4214
Musicology Workshop Advanced
6      Semester 2