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 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

2000 level units of study

MUSC2612
Music Performance
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Audition Requirements: 2 contrasting pieces (or excerpts) totalling 5 minutes and a brief interview. Must have 18 credit points of 1000-level units from any discipline or faculty.
Semester 1
MUSC2613
Music Ensembles Performance
6    P MUSC2612
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
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
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
MUSC2654
Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 2
MUSC2664
Popular Music and the Moving Image
6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
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

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   

Student must have completed 48 credit points of 1000-level units or ask for permission from the coordinator.
Semester 1
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
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

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

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