Bachelor of Arts

Music

This major is offered online only

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Complete the following units:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MUSI101 Aural Skills 1 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor or Major - complete 6 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 6 to 12 credit points from the following units:
6-12 cps
MUSI110 Harmony and Analysis 1 6  
MUSI121 Foundation Studies in Musical Performance 6  
MUSI130 Music Cultures 6  
MUSI140 Creative Portfolio 1 6  
MUSI160 Fundamentals of Music Technology 6  
And
Minor - complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Major - complete 36 credit points with at least 18 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 54 to 60 credit points with at least 24 credit points at 300-level from the following units:

12 cps or
36 cps or
54-60 cps
MUSI201 Aural Skills 2 6  
MUSI208 Foundations in Music Composition 6  
MUSI210 Harmony and Analysis 2 6  
MUSI221 Songwriting for Contemporary Performance 6  
MUSI235 Popular Music 6  
MUSI236 Western Music History: Beginnings to Baroque 6  
MUSI237 Western Music History: 18th and 19th Centuries 6  
MUSI240 Creative Portfolio 2 6  
MUSI253 Private Studio Pedagogy 6  
MUSI260 Electronic Music Production 6  
MUSI301 Aural Skills 3 6  
MUSI310 Harmony and Analysis 3 6  
MUSI321 Live Sound, Media and Performance 6  
MUSI337 Seminar in Music 6  
MUSI338 Western Music History: 20th and 21st Centuries 6  
MUSI339 Global Music History 6  
MUSI340 Creative Portfolio 3 6  
MUSI353 Ensemble Leadership 6  
MUSI361 Studio Recording Practice 6  
MUSI364 Screen Composition and Sound Design 6  
MUSI366 Digital Musicology 6  
MUSI390 Professional Practice of Music 6  
With permission of the Head of School, candidates completing an Extended Major may complete a maximum of 6 credit points from the following units: 0-6 cps
ARTS301
or
ARTS302
Research and Professional Practice
or
Research and Professional Practice II
6  
Course Requirements 72 or 96 or 120 cps
To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete:
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 120 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 48-60 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 96 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 60 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 60 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps
Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Music:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Music is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in a Bachelor of Arts. In addition, a candidate for Music honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 60 credit points in Music, including 36 credit points in their principal or cognate area of Music, of which 18 credit points are at Distinction level or better and at 300-level. Where relevant, students shall also have a reading knowledge of any language(s) relevant to their proposed topic of study.

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