Musicology Principal Study

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Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following units are now available in 2021:

MCGY3629 Romanticism and the Fantastic - available in semester 1 2021

MCGY3639 Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914 - available in semester 2 2021

21/1/2021
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Musicology major

1. Students undertaking the BMusic (Musicology major) must complete 48 credit points of Musicology units comprising of:
(a) 6 credit points of core units;
(b) 6 credit points of electives;
(c) 18 credit points of 2000 level units*
(d) 18 credit points of 3000 level units*
*A minimum of 6 credit points must be achieved from Historical Studies, Ethnographical Studies and Analytical Studies.
 
2. Students undertaking BMusic (Music Education) in Musicology must complete 24 credit points of Musicology units comprising of:
(a) 12 credit points of core units;
(b) 6 credit points of Historical Studies;
(c) 6 credit points of Ethnographical Studies.

Core units

MCGY1019
Musicology Workshop 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY1020
Musicology Workshop 2
3    P MCGY1019
Semester 1
Semester 2
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.
Semester 1

Electives

MCGY1031
Australian Musical Worlds
6      Semester 2
MCGY2601
Perception of Music Performance

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 48 credit points of units
Semester 2
MCGY2611
Music from the Middle Ages to Baroque
6    A Ability to read musical notation
Semester 2
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.
Semester 1
MCGY2613
Music in Modern Times
6    A Ability to read musical notation


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY2615
The Ultimate Art: 400 Years of Opera

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P (MCGY2611 or MCGY2612) and (MCGY2613 or MCGY2614)
Semester 2
MCGY3627
Paleography of Music
6    A Knowledge of current musical notation is essential.
P MCGY2611


If prerequisite not met, you may apply for special permission.
Semester 2
MCGY3630
New Germans: Wagner and Liszt 1848-76

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850.
P MCGY2612
Semester 1
MCGY4601
Research Methods

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6   

This unit is a prerequisite for all Performance/Composition students intending to pursue Honours.
Semester 2
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6      Semester 1
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions
6      Semester 2
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6      Semester 1
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2672
Australian Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC3624
Music and Sound in 21st Century Film
6    P MUSC2663
Semester 1
MUSC3630
Popular Music and the Moving Image

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC3631
Music in Public: Performance and Power

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
MUSC3639
Music Journalism
6      Semester 1

Historical Studies

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.
Semester 2
MCGY3604
J.S. Bach and his World

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P MCGY2611


If students do not meet pre-requisites, they may seek permission from the Unit Co-Ordinator
Semester 1
MUSC3609
Musicology
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the Arts Music unit.
Semester 2
MCGY3629
Romanticism and the Fantastic
6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850.
Semester 1
MCGY3636
Mozart¿s World: Music in the Age of Reason
6    A It is strongly recommended that students have completed MCGY2612, or have a sound knowledge of the Viennese Classical repertoire.


Dr Alan Maddox
Semester 1
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914
6    P MCGY2612
Semester 2

Ethnographical Studies

MCGY3602
Understanding East Asian Music

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization
6      Semester 1
MUSC3629
Music and Everyday Life
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the BA.
Semester 2
MUSC3640
Rhythms and Sounds of Latin America
6   

Musical knowledge may be helpful but not necessary
Semester 1

Analytical Studies

CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6      Semester 1
JAZZ3618
Jazz Musicology and Analysis
6    P JAZZ2017 or JAZZ2624


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY3601
Analysis of Nineteenth-Century Music

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P MCGY2011
Semester 2
MCGY3638
Harmony as Counterpoint

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P MCGY2011
Semester 1