Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance)

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

Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance)

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 42 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 6 credit points elective units of study
The Graduate Diploma in Music (Performance) is available in Western and Non-Western instrumental study, Jazz and Contemporary performance areas. It can also be undertaken as a principal study area in Collaborative Piano or Repetiteur streams

Core units of study

CPNO5300
Graduate Recital Preparation 1
3   

This unit must be taken by all students in Graduate Diploma and Master of Music Studies who require staff accompanists for their recital.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO5303
Collaborative Piano 1
3   

Program should be presented to the coordinator before commencement of the tutorials.
Semester 1
Semester 2
CPNO5304
Collaborative Piano 2
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5015
Graduate Ensemble 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
These ensemble units are available only to students enrolled in the Accompaniment, Repetiteur or Jazz students streams.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5016
Graduate Ensemble 2
6   

These ensemble units are available only to students enrolled in the Accompaniment, Repetiteur or Jazz streams.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5017
Graduate Ensemble 3
6   

These ensemble units are available only to students enrolled in the Accompaniment, Repetiteur or Jazz streams.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5320
Ensemble 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5321
Ensemble 2
3    P ENSE5320
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5330
Graduate Chamber Music 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE5331
Graduate Chamber Music 2
3    P ENSE5330
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY5610
Research Skills for Music Performance
6   

Students who have already successfully completed a similar unit of study may apply to take another unit of study in place of this one.
Semester 1
PERF5005
Principal Study 1
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5622
Principal Study 2
6    P PERF5005
Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5620
Graduate Recital 1
6   

Students requiring staff accompanists for their recital must enrol in CPNO5300 Graduate Recital Preparation 1
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units of study

CMPN5006
Recording Portfolio
6      Semester 1
CMPN5012
Graduate Composer Performer Workshop
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN5114
Graduate Vocal Composition Workshop
6      Semester 2
EMUS5600
Historical Performance Practice
6    P MCGY5610
Semester 2
MCGY5600
Critical Discourses in Music

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A Because of the difficulty of the material, fluency in written and spoken English is required, and general familiarity with academic discourse about Western Art Music will be assumed.
Semester 1
MCGY5601
Music Through Ethnography

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
MCGY5604
Researching Creative Process
6      Semester 2
PERF5603
Wind Conducting
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
PERF5610
Arts and Creative Industries Placement
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PERF5611
Graduate Seminar 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF5612
Graduate Seminar 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
PERF5630
Introduction to Conducting

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A It is recommended that students have undertaken the Undergrad Conducting elective at SCM, or equivalent audition. Other recommended prior learning includes: advanced proficiency at a musical instrument; prior experience performing in conducted ensembles; some prior experience in conducting, including teachers who conduct student groups; excellent aural skills and score reading skills are mandatory.
Semester 1
PERF6613
Graduate Seminar 3
6      Semester 1
PERF6614
Graduate Seminar 4
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2