Bachelor of Music Honours

Students enrolled in the BMus (Hons) must complete 64 units consisting of:

(i) 22 units for Part A; and

(ii) at least 18 units from Part B, comprising -
    (A) an extended major; or
    (B) 2 majors; or
    (C) a major and a minor; and

iii) 8 units for Part H; and

(iv) the balance from Part B and/or Part C or from other approved courses.

Before starting the program, a student must get the executive dean's approval for the chosen instrument. The executive dean must approve subsequent changes.

Part A

18 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC1050 2 Music in Society 1
MUSC1201 4 Practical Studies 1
MUSC1600 2 Musicianship 1
MUSC2051 2 Music in Society 2
MUSC2060 2 Musicianship 2
MUSC2510 2 Music in Society 3
MUSC2620 2 Advanced Musicianship 1
MUSC2630 2 Advanced Musicianship 2

and 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2201 4 Practical Studies 2
MUSC2215 4 Practical Studies 2

Part B

Composition Major

Prerequisites: grade point average of 6 or higher in MUSC2620 and MUSC2630, plus permission of Head of School of Music.

12 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3231 4 Composition 3
MUSC3600 2 Counterpoint
MUSC4231 4 Composition 4
MUSC4800 2 Creative Music Making

Music Learning Major

Prerequisites: none.

12 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2810 2 Indigenous Australian Music: Indigenous music-making in Australia
MUSC3160 2 Choral Conducting
MUSC3170 2 Instrumental Conducting
MUSC3840 2 Multi-Instrumental Pedagogy A
MUSC3850 2 Multi-Instrumental Pedagogy B
MUSC4800 2 Creative Music Making

Music Learning Minor

Prerequisite: none.

2 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2810 2 Indigenous Australian Music: Indigenous music-making in Australia

And 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3160 2 Choral Conducting
MUSC3170 2 Instrumental Conducting
MUSC3840 2 Multi-Instrumental Pedagogy A
MUSC3850 2 Multi-Instrumental Pedagogy B

Music Performance Extended Major

Prerequisite: grade of 6 or higher in MUSC2201.

4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3145 4 Advanced Chamber Music Performance 1
MUSC3155 4 Advanced Chamber Music Performance 1

And 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3211 4 Practical Studies 3
MUSC3215 4 Practical Studies 3

And 10 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3900 2 Music Career Skills and Entrepreneurship
MUSC4145 4 Advanced Chamber Music Performance 2
MUSC4211 4 Practical Studies 4

Music Performance Major

Prerequisite: a grade of 6 or higher in MUSC2201.

4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3145 4 Advanced Chamber Music Performance 1
MUSC3155 4 Advanced Chamber Music Performance 1

And 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3211 4 Practical Studies 3
MUSC3215 4 Practical Studies 3

And 4 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC4211 4 Practical Studies 4

Music Psychology Minor

Prerequisite: MUSC1300

6 units for:

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2300 2 Music and Human Behaviour
MUSC2310 2 Music and Health
MUSC3340 2 Music, Cognition & Development

Musicology Major

Prerequisite: grade point average of 5.5 or higher in MUSC2051, MUSC2510, MUSC2620 and MUSC2630.

12 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2501 2 Music History - Medieval/Renaissance
MUSC2640 2 Introduction to Musical Analysis
MUSC3540 2 Seminar in Music History
MUSC3560 2 Historical Performance Practice
MUSC3600 2 Counterpoint
MUSC4420 2 Independent Study

Musicology Minor

Prerequisite: grade point average of 5.5 or higher in MUSC2051, MUSC2510, MUSC2620 and MUSC2630.

4 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2501 2 Music History - Medieval/Renaissance
MUSC2640 2 Introduction to Musical Analysis

and 2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3540 2 Seminar in Music History
MUSC3560 2 Historical Performance Practice
MUSC3600 2 Counterpoint

Popular Music and Technology Major

Prerequisites: MUSC1010, MUSC1700

2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2000 2 Music Subcultures and the Media
MUSC2700 2 Beyond Rock: Music in the Digital Age

and 10 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2010 2 Music Technology for Live Performance
MUSC3010 2 Creative Music Production
MUSC3020 2 Sound Recording Practice
MUSC3720 2 Music in Film and Television
MUSC3730 2 Songwriting

Music Technology Minor

Prerequisite: MUSC1010

6 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2010 2 Music Technology for Live Performance
MUSC3010 2 Creative Music Production
MUSC3020 2 Sound Recording Practice

Popular Music Minor

Prerequisite: MUSC1700.

2 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC2000 2 Music Subcultures and the Media
MUSC2700 2 Beyond Rock: Music in the Digital Age

4 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC3720 2 Music in Film and Television
MUSC3730 2 Songwriting

Part C

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC1010 2 Introduction to Music Technology
MUSC1150 2 Introduction to Guitar
MUSC1300 2 Introduction to Music Psychology
MUSC1700 2 Introduction to Popular Music Studies: The Rock Era
MUSC2145 4 Chamber Music Performance
MUSC2710 2 Music in War, Protest and Peace
MUSC2800 2 World Music
MUSC3240 2 Adjunct Music Study
MUSC3910 2 Music Special Project A
MUSC3920 2 Music Special Project B
MUSC4270 2 Music Industry Internship

Part H

2 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC4410 2 Music Research Methods

And 6 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
MUSC4500 6 Music Thesis
MUSC4550 6 Portfolio of Artistic Research