Music Table

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

Music

Major

A major in Music requires 48 credit points from this table, including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level units from Analysis, History and Culture Studies units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level units from Music Skills: Music Theory and Aural Skills units
(iii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iv)18 credit points of 3000-level units, including MUSC3699 Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units such as PERF3640 Industry and Community Projects

Minor

A minor in Music requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 1000-level units from Analysis, History and Culture Studies units
(ii) 6 credit points of 1000-level units from Music Skills: Music Theory and Aural Skills units
(iii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000 level units of study

Analysis History and Culture Studies
MCGY1030
This is Music
6   

This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
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
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6    N MUSC1000 or MUSC1001 or MUSC1502
Semester 1
Music Skills
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

2000 level units of study

MUSC2612
Music Performance
6    P 18 Junior credit points


Audition Requirements: 2 contrasting pieces (or excerpts) totalling 5 minutes and a brief interview.
Semester 1
MUSC2614
Composition Workshop
6    P 18 Junior credit points
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
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
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6    P 18 junior credit points
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

3000 level units of study

Core
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
Selective
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
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

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

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

Honours

Honours in Music requires 48 credit points from the 4000-level units table below including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level Honours Thesis units

Honours Seminar units of study

CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6    P MCGY4601
Semester 1
MCGY5601
Music Through Ethnography

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
MUSC4214
Musicology Workshop Advanced
6      Semester 2
PERF5031
Methods of Music Analysis
6      Semester 1

Honours Thesis units of study

MUSC4211
Arts Music Honours Thesis 1
18    P 48 senior credit points with a credit average or above in any 2000 or 3000 level MUSC unit which must include MUSC3609, MUSC3629 and MUSC3699.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
And one of the following
MUSC4212
Arts Music Honours Thesis 2a
18    P MUSC4211

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC4213
Arts Music Honours Thesis 2b
18    P MUSC4211

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2