Bachelor of Music (Contemporary Music Practice)

Core requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Music pass degree in the Contemporary Music Practice program, a candidate must successfully complete a total 192 credit points comprising:

(i) 48 credit points of core units including:

(a) 24 credit points of Music Skills units;

(b) 24 credit points of Analysis, History and Culture Studies units;

(ii) 12 credit points in Performance or Ensemble units;

(iii) 12 credit points of Final Year Projects units of study;

(iv) a program (72 credit points) including:

(a) 48 credit points in Contemporary Music Practice 1-8;

(b) 24 credit points in Contemporary Music Studies;

(v) a major (48 credit points) from Table S: and/or

(vi) a minor (36 credit points) from Table S and/or

(vii) where appropriate elective units from Table A or Table S; and/or

(viii) up to a maximum of 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as specified in Table O.

 

Minimum levels of achievement

Area of Study

Credit Points

Minimum levels of achievement to qualify for the award of pass degree

Contemporary Music Practice

72

48 cps Contemporary Music Practice 1-8;

24 cps in Contemporary Music Studies units;

Performance and Ensemble

12

Performance or Ensemble units

Music Skills

24

12 cps Fundamentals of Music units;

6 cps MUSC1611 The Studio for Songwriters;

6 cps MUSC2695 Popular Music Theory

Analysis, History and Culture Studies
(AHCS)

24

6 cps MCGY1030 This is Music;

6 cps MUSC1507 Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music & Media;

6 cps in AHCS Foundation units;

6 cps in AHCS Elective units

4th Year Project

12

Music Specialist Creative Project units (or Industry Community Project units)

Electives

48

Free choice

 

Standard enrolment pattern

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

 

Semester 3

 

Semester 4

 

MUSC1401 Contemporary Music Practice 1

6

MUSC1402 Contemporary Music Practice 2

6

MUSC2403 Contemporary Music Practice 3

6

MUSC2404 Contemporary Music Practice 4

6

MUSC1503 Fundamentals of Music 1 or MUSC1504 Fundamentals of Music 2

6

MUSC1504 Fundamentals of Music 2 or MUSC2693 Fundamentals of Music 3

6

MUSC2695 Popular Music Theory

6

AHCS Elective

6

MUSC1507 Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media

6

AHCS Foundation unit

6

Contemporary Music Studies unit

6

Contemporary Music Studies unit

6

MCGY1030 This is Music

6

MUSC1611 The Studio for Songwriters 1

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24


Semester 5

 

Semester 6

 

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

MUSC3405 Contemporary Music Practice 5

6

MUSC3406 Contemporary Music Practice 6

6

MUSC4407 Contemporary Music Practice 7

6

MUSC4408 Contemporary Music Practice 8

6

Contemporary Music Studies unit

6

Contemporary Music Studies unit

6

SCMP4601 Music Specialist Creative Project 1 or ICPU

6

SCMP4602 Music Specialist Creative Project 2 or ICPU

6

Performance/Ensemble

6

Performance/Ensemble

6

Contemporary Music, Composition Studies or Music Technology unit

6

Contemporary Music, Composition Studies or Music Technology unit

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

Pre - 2020: 4th Year enrolment pattern

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

MUSC4407 Contemporary Music Practice 7

6

MUSC4408 Contemporary Music Practice 8

6

SCMP4601 Music Specialist Creative Project 1 or ICPU

6

SCMP4602 Music Specialist Creative Project 2 or ICPU

6

Contemporary Music unit, or Composition Studies unit, or Music Technology unit

6

Contemporary Music unit, or Composition Studies unit, or Music Technology unit

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

 

24

 

24