Bachelor of Music - Musicology Major

Core requirements

To qualify for the Bachelor of Music pass degree with a Major in Musicology, a candidate must successfully complete a total 192 credit points comprising:

(i) 48 credit points of core units of study 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;

(iv) a major in Musicology (48 credit points) as specified in Table A, and an additional 12 credit points of core units as specified in Table A: and

(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

Musicology

48

6 cps Musicology Workshop 1-2;

6 cps Musicology electives

3 x 2000-level and 3 x 3000-level Musicology units including 6cps in Historical Studies, 6cps in Ethnographic Studies and 6cps in Analytical Studies

Performance and Ensemble

12

Performance or Ensemble units

Music Skills

24

Music Theory and Aural Skills

Analysis, History and Culture Studies (AHCS)

36

MCGY1030 This is Music;

18 cps in AHCS Foundation Units, or

12 cps in AHCS Foundation Units (with optional 6cps of MUSC2638 Jazz Riots and Revolutions)

4th Year Project

12

12 cps in Music Project units

Electives

60

Free choice

 

Standard enrolment pattern

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

 

Semester 3

 

Semester 4

 

MCGY1019 Musicology Workshop 1

6

MCGY1020 Musicology Workshop 2

6

Musicology elective

6

Musicology elective

6

Music Theory and Aural Skills

6

Music Theory and Aural Skills

6

Music Theory and Aural Skills

6

Music Theory and Aural Skills

 

6

MCGY1030 This is Music

3

MCGY1031 Australian Musical Worlds or MUSC1506 Music in Western Culture

3

MUSC2638 Jazz Riots and Revolution or AHCS Foundation unit

6

AHCS Foundation unit

6

Performance/Ensemble

3

Performance/Ensemble

3

Performance/Ensemble

3

Performance/Ensemble

3

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

3

Free choice

3

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

Semester 5

 

Semester 6

 

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

Foundation AHCS unit

6

Analytical Studies unit

6

Musicology elective

6

Musicology elective

6

Historical Studies unit

6

Ethnographic Studies unit

6

SCMP4601 Music Specialist Project 1 or ICPU

6

SCMP4602 Music Specialist Project 2 or ICPU

6

Musicology elective

6

Free choice

12

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

Free choice

6

 

 

Contemporary Music, Composition Studies or Music Technology unit

6

Contemporary Music, Composition Studies or Music Technology unit

6

 

24

 

24

 

24

 

24

Pre - 2020: 4th Year enrolment pattern

Semester 7

 

Semester 8

 

Musicology elective

6

Musicology elective

6

SCMP4601 Music Specialist Creative Project 1 or ICPU

6

SCMP4602 Music Specialist Creative Project 2 or ICPU

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

 

24

 

24