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Music

Unit of study table (Table A)

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 from 2000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

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 from 2000-level selective units
(iv) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

 

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

1000 level units of study

Analysis, History and Culture Studies units of study
MCGY1030
This is Music
6 This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
MCGY1031
Australian Musical Worlds
6  
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
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6  
Music Skills: Music Theory and Aural Skills units of study
MUSC1501
Extended Fundamentals of Music
6 A HSC Music 2
MUSC1503
Fundamentals of Music 1
6  
MUSC1504
Fundamentals of Music 2
6  

2000 level selective units of study

MCGY2601
Perception of Music Performance
6  
MCGY2611
Music from the Middle Ages to Baroque
6 A Ability to read musical notation
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.
MCGY2613
Music in Modern Times
6 A Ability to read musical notation
MCGY2621
Exploring Ethnomusicology
6 P MCGY1030

This is a compulsory unit for the minor in ethnomusicology. If prerequisite not met, you may apply for special permission.
MUSC2612
Music Performance
6 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.
MUSC2613
Music Ensembles Performance
6 P MUSC2612
MUSC2614
Composition Workshop
6 P 18 credit points of 1000-level units
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions

6  
MUSC2644
Introduction to the Philosophy of Music
6  
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6  
MUSC2648
Words and Music : Song Across Cultures
6  
MUSC2653
Introduction to Digital Music Techniques
6 An ability to read music at a basic level and an understanding of fundamental musical terminology is an advantage in this unit of study.
MUSC2654
Popular Music
6  
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6  
MUSC2666
Global Sound: Drum and Bass, Rhythm and Soul
6  
MUSC2672
Australian Popular Music
6  
MUSC2675
History of the Musical
6  
MUSC2693
Fundamentals of Music 3
6 P MUSC1504
MUSC2695
Popular Music Theory
6 P MUSC1503 or MUSC1504 or MUSC1501 or MUSC2693 or MCGY1009 or JAZZ1621 or JAZZ1019

3000 level units of study

Core
MUSC3699
Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
6  
Selective
MCGY3602
Understanding East Asian Music
6  
MCGY3604
J.S. Bach and his World
6 A Broad knowledge of Baroque music equivalent to MCGY2611 or MUSC1506
MCGY3629
Romanticism and the Fantastic

6 A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850
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
MCGY3636
Mozart's World: Music in the Age of Reason

6 A It is recommended that students have completed MCGY1506 or MCGY2612, or have a sound knowledge of late 18th-century repertoire
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914

6 P MCGY2612
MUSC3603
Advanced Digital Music Techniques
6 P MUSC2653 or CMPN1013 or MUED1002
MUSC3609
Musicology
6 This unit is a requirement for Honours in the Arts Music unit.
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization

6  
MUSC3629
Music and Everyday Life
6  
MUSC3630
Popular Music and the Moving Image
6  
MUSC3631
Music in Public: Performance and Power
6  
MUSC3639
Music Journalism
6  
MUSC3640
Rhythms and Sounds of Latin America

6 Musical knowledge may be helpful but not necessary
MUSC3641
Music, Environment and Climate Change

6  
MUSC3699
Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
6

Interdisciplinary Project units of study

PERF3640
Industry and Community Projects
6 A upper-level disciplinary knowledge
P 72 credit points