Through an integrated and research-based approach to music composition and analysis, student's knowledge of music theory and compositional techniques is extended. Skills in this area cover a range of musical styles including classical music (past and present), jazz, popular music and film music. The Written tutorials build on the topics covered in the lectures. The Aural tutorials develop the students ability to listen musically and critically.
1hr lecture and 2 x 1hr tutorials (aural and written)/wk
Written and online music theory assessment (70%), aural assessment (30%) including a final exam.