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
CMPN1611
Instrumentation and Orchestration
6      Semester 1
CMPN1612
New Music, New Thinking
6      Semester 2
ENSE1041
Choir 1
3    N ENSE1015
Semester 1
ENSE1042
Choir 2
3    P ENSE1041 OR ENSE1015
N ENSE1002
Semester 1
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   
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
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
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 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
MCGY1030
This is Music
6   

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

This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 2
MUED1009
Psychology of Learning and Instruction
3      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 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
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
N ENSE1019
Semester 1
ENSE2044
Choir 4
3    P ENSE2043 OR ENSE1019
N ENSE2003
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 leadsheetswith 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
JAZZ2030
Jazz Vocal Workshop 1
3      Semester 1
JAZZ2031
Jazz Vocal Workshop 2
3    P JAZZ2030
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 2019

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    P 18 Junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC2615
Advanced Concepts: The Musical Avant Garde

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
MUSC2622
Music in the Sixties

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P 18 Junior credit points
N MUSC2106
Semester 1
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions
6      Semester 1
MUSC2644
Introduction to the Philosophy of Music
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

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
MUSC2666
Global Sound: Drum and Bass, Rhythm and Soul
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    N MUSC1501 or MUSC2615 or MUSC2699
Semester 2
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 CMPN1632
Semester 2
CMPN3635
Writing Music for the Moving Image
6    P MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653 or MUED4002
Semester 1
ENSE3045
Choir 5
3    P ENSE2044 OR ENSE2003
N ENSE2008
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3046
Choir 6
3    P ENSE3045 OR ENSE2008
N ENSE3016
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3605
Chamber Choir 5
6    P ENSE2604


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE3606
Chamber Choir 6
6    P ENSE3605


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
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
6    P MCGY2011
N MCGY2600
Semester 1
MCGY3601
Analysis of Nineteenth-Century Music
6    P MCGY2011
Semester 2
MCGY3602
Understanding East Asian Music

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
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

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    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


If prerequisite not met, you may apply for special permission.
Semester 2
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
Semester 1
MCGY3630
New Germans: Wagner and Liszt 1848-76

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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 2019

6      Semester 1
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914
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    P 48 credit points of Junior Units
Semester 1
MUSC3624
Music and Sound in 21st Century Film
6    P MUSC2663
Semester 2
MUSC3629
Music and Everyday Life
6    P 12 credit points of (any MUSC1XXX units or JAZZ1021 or JAZZ1022 or MCGY1031 or MCGY1030)
N MUSC2903


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 2019

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3631
Music in Public: Performance and Power
6      Semester 2
MUSC3639
Music Journalism

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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
PERF3000
Conducting 1
3   

To remain in the unit, students must pass an audition in the first week of class. Audition requirements: To demonstrate the beat patterns for 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 and prepare Divertimento in D; Movement 1 K.136 (Mozart) demonstrating basic cues and dynamics.
Semester 1
PERF3001
Conducting 2
3    P PERF3000


Students must obtain the level of a credit or higher in Conducting 1 to gain admission and prepare the Haydn Variations (Brahms): theme, var.1 and var.3 for audition. Students with conducting experience, who have not taken Conducting 1, can audition for entry.
Semester 2
PERF3603
Advanced Conducting

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P PERF3000 and PERF3001


Note: Students must obtain the level of a credit or higher in Conducting 2 to gain admission. Students with substantial conducting experience, who have not taken Conducting 1 or 2, can audition for entry.
Semester 1
PERF3606
Chinese Music Ensemble 3
6    P PERF2604 or PERF2605

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students may seek permission from the co-ordinator if pre-requisites are not met.
Semester 1
PERF3607
Chinese Music Ensemble 4
6    P PERF3606 or (PERF2604 and PERF2605)


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
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
ENSE4047
Choir 7
3    P ENSE3046 OR ENSE3016
N ENSE2012
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE4048
Choir 8
3    P ENSE4047 OR ENSE2012
N ENSE4020
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY4110
Themes in Australian Music History
6      Semester 2
MCGY4601
Research Methods
6   

This unit is a prerequisite for all Performance/Composition students intending to pursue Honours.
Semester 2
MUSC4214
Musicology Workshop Advanced
6      Semester 2