Table S Electives - Conservatorium of Music Table

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

Table S Electives - Conservatorium of Music

1000-level units of study

CMPN1000
Composition Through Improvisation 1
3   

student should have 3-4yrs experience in playing music and with a passion to improvise.
Semester 1
CMPN1003
Composition Through Improvisation 2
3    P CMPN1000


students should have 3-4yrs experience in playing music and with a passion to improvise.
Semester 2
CMPN1010
Creative Vocal Ensemble
3    A Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software.
P CMPN1331 or CMPN1601


Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software highly recommended.
Semester 2
CMPN1013
Creative Music Technology
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN1014
Sound Recording Fundamentals
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
CMPN1611
Instrumentation and Orchestration
6    A Students enrolling in this unit of study are expected to be able to read and understand instrumental music notation of moderate complexity.
Semester 1
CMPN1612
New Music, New Thinking
6      Semester 2
ENSE1041
Choir 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1042
Choir 2
3    P ENSE1041
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1601
Chamber Choir 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1
Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE1602
Chamber Choir 2
6    P ENSE1601


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1000
Jazz Large Ensemble 1
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1
Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1001
Jazz Large Ensemble 2
3    P JAZZ1000


Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ1015
Jazz Ear Training 1
3      Semester 1
JAZZ1016
Jazz Ear Training 2
3    P JAZZ1015
Semester 2
JAZZ1019
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 1
3      Semester 1
JAZZ1020
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 2
3    P JAZZ1019
Semester 2
JAZZ1025
Jazz Piano 1
3    A To have a basic understanding of the names of the notes on a piano keyboard, and to have an understanding and basic ability to be able to read music notation in treble and bass clefs
Semester 1
JAZZ1026
Jazz Piano 2
3    A Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii-V-I progressions.
P JAZZ1025
Semester 2
MCGY1000
Aural Perception 1
3   

Completion of a Music Skills Evaluation is essential prior to commencement. Students who have not completed this diagnostic test should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.
Semester 1
MCGY1001
Aural Perception 1A
3   

Completion of a Music Skills Evaluation is essential prior to commencement. Students who have not completed this diagnostic test should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.
Semester 1
MCGY1002
Aural Perception 1B
3    P MCGY1001
Semester 2
MCGY1003
Aural Perception 2
3    P MCGY1000 or MCGY1002
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY1008
Harmony and Analysis 1
3    A Ability to read musical notation including treble and bass clefs, and knowledge of scales, intervals and triads in tonal music.


Completion of a Music Skills Evaluation is essential prior to commencement. Students who have not completed this diagnostic test should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.
Semester 1
MCGY1009
Harmony and Analysis 2
3    P MCGY1008
Semester 2
MCGY1030
This is Music
6   

This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY1031
Australian Musical Worlds
6      Semester 2
MUED1009
Psychology of Learning and Instruction
3      Semester 1
MUSC1300
Popular Music Ensemble
3   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
MUSC1501
Extended Fundamentals of Music
6    A HSC Music 2
Semester 2
MUSC1503
Fundamentals of Music 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MUSC1504
Fundamentals of Music 2
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
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.
Semester 2
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6      Semester 1
MUSC1604
Music, Health and Wellbeing
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

CMPN2007
Sound Recording Advanced
3    A Proficiency in an industry standard DAW and the ability to understand basic microphone and recording techniques.
P CMPN2006 or CMPN1014
Semester 2
CMPN2613
Comp Techniques: Number and Process
6    P CMPN1612


Strong music theory and notation skills are essential in this unit of study
Semester 1
CMPN2614
Comp Techniques: Tonality and Process
6    P CMPN2613


Strong music theory and notation skills are essential in this unit of study
Semester 2
CMPN2631
Electroacoustic Music
6    A Proficiency in the usage of any industry standard DAW and attendant sound transformation and diffusion software.
P MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653
Semester 1
CMPN2632
Computer Music Fundamentals
6    P MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653
Semester 2
ENSE2043
Choir 3
3    P ENSE1042
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2044
Choir 4
3    P ENSE2043
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2603
Chamber Choir 3
6    P ENSE1602


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENSE2604
Chamber Choir 4
6    P ENSE2603


Audition required for entry in first week of each semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2002
Jazz Large Ensemble 3
3    P JAZZ1001


Admission subject to audition.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2003
Jazz Large Ensemble 4
3    P JAZZ2002
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ2016
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 3
3    P JAZZ1020
Semester 1
JAZZ2017
Jazz Harmony and Arranging 4
3    P JAZZ2016
Semester 2
JAZZ2022
Jazz Piano 3
3    A Jazz quaver articulation; chord tones, to play 4-5 jazz standards reading from leadsheets with logical voicing. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues and ii V I progressions
P JAZZ1026
Semester 1
JAZZ2023
Jazz Piano 4
3    A Jazz quaver articulation. Chord tones. A knowledge of at least 6-8 jazz standards, and the ability to play these tunes from memory or from leadsheets, producing logical and creative harmonic voice leading. Ability to play the diatonic cycle harmony, 12 bar blues, ii V I progressions, and interpret voice leading from reading chord symbols on leadsheets.
P JAZZ2022
Semester 2
JAZZ2038
Jazz Ear Training 3
3    P JAZZ1016
Semester 1
JAZZ2039
Jazz Ear Training 4
3    P JAZZ2038
Semester 2
MCGY2004
Aural Perception 3
3    P MCGY1003
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2005
Aural Perception 4
3    P MCGY2004
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2010
Harmony and Analysis 3
3    P MCGY1009
Semester 1
MCGY2011
Harmony and Analysis 4
3    P MCGY2010
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
MUSC2614
Composition Workshop
6    P 18 credit points of 1000-level units
Semester 1
MUSC2616
Noise/Sound/Music: Engaging Sonic Worlds

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions
6      Semester 2
MUSC2644
Introduction to the Philosophy of Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6      Semester 1
MUSC2648
Words and Music : Song Across Cultures
6    P 48 credit points of 1000-level units
Semester 1
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.
Semester 1
MUSC2654
Popular Music

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
MUSC2666
Global Sound: Drum and Bass, Rhythm and Soul
6      Semester 1
MUSC2672
Australian Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2691
Music and Politics
6      Semester 1
MUSC2693
Fundamentals of Music 3
6    P MUSC1504
Semester 2
MUSC2695
Popular Music Theory
6    P MUSC1503 or MUSC1504 or MUSC1501 or MUSC2693 or MCGY1009 or JAZZ1621 or JAZZ1019
Semester 1
PERF2604
Chinese Music Ensemble 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PERF2605
Chinese Music Ensemble 2
6    P PERF2604
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

CMPN3634
Interactive Media and Sound Installations
6    P CMPN1013 or MUSC2653


The unit makes use of interactive programming techniques and other technical skills taught in CMPN2631/2632. Enrolling concurrently in one of these subjects alongside CMPN3634 is recommended.
Semester 2
CMPN3635
Writing Music for the Moving Image
6    P MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653 or MUED4002
Semester 1
JAZZ3002
Jazz Large Ensemble 5
3    P JAZZ2003


These units are only available to non-jazz students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JAZZ3003
Jazz Large Ensemble 6
3    P JAZZ3002


These units are only available to non-jazz degree students. Entry to these ensembles is by audition held during the week before classes commence in semester 1. Contact Unit Coordinator for day and time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY3061
Advanced Harmony
6    P MCGY2011
Semester 1
MCGY3601
Analysis of Nineteenth-Century Music

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P MCGY2011
Semester 2
MCGY3602
Understanding East Asian Music

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 1
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
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
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
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
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914
6    P MCGY2612
Semester 2
MUSC3603
Advanced Digital Music Techniques
6    P MUSC2653 or CMPN1013
Semester 2
MUSC3609
Musicology
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the Arts Music unit.
Semester 2
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization
6      Semester 1
MUSC3624
Music and Sound in 21st Century Film
6    P MUSC2663
Semester 1
MUSC3629
Music and Everyday Life
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the BA.
Semester 2
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
MUSC3641
Music, Environment and Climate Change
6      Semester 1
MUSC3699
Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
6   

A good working knowledge of musical terminology and vocabulary is required.
Semester 2
PERF3606
Chinese Music Ensemble 3
6    P PERF2605
Semester 1
PERF3607
Chinese Music Ensemble 4
6    P PERF3606
Semester 2
PERF3640
Industry and Community Projects
6    A upper-level disciplinary knowledge
P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

4000-level units of study

CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6      Semester 1
MCGY4110
Themes in Australian Music History

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6      Semester 2
MUSC4214
Musicology Workshop Advanced
6      Semester 1
Semester 2