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Bachelor of Music

Not Offered in 2011

BMus

240 cp

Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Melbourne Victoria

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:

Victoria
Prerequisites: 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English and either (i) VCE Music Performance – Solo or (ii) minimum of Grade 6 AMEB or Trinity College London or equivalent; (i) or (ii) must be in area of pipe organ, piano, harpsichord or voice.
Extra requirements: Interview and audition.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Pass Degree

To qualify for the Pass degree, a student must complete:

  1. 240 cp from Units in the Schedule of Unit Offerings consisting of
    1. 40 cp from Core Units in Practical Studies, completed in one instrument or voice;
    2. 40 cp from Core Units in Choral Training;
    3. 40 cp from History of Music;
    4. 40 cp from Core Units in Music Language Studies;
    5. 20 cp from Liturgy and Liturgical Music (Mission-focused units);
    6. 20 cp from either MUSC333 Practical Study 5 and MUSC334 Practical Study 6 or MUSC331 Choral Training 5 and MUSC332 Choral Training 6;
    7. 40 cp from Electives;

      and

  2. ARST232 Learning in the Community.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Practical Studies

Core Units2

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC157 10 Practical Study 1 (Pre: VCE Music Performance-Solo or 6th Grade AMEB/Trinity College or equivalent in one of the following: Voice, Piano, Organ, Harpsichord)
MUSC158 10 Practical Study 2 (Pre: MUSC157 Practical Study 1)
MUSC265 10 Practical Study 3 (Pre: MUSC158 Practical Study 2)
MUSC266 10 Practical Study 4 (Pre: MUSC265 Practical Study 3)

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC333 10 Practical Study 5 (Pre: A grade of Distinction or above in MUSC266 Practical Study 4)
MUSC334 10 Practical Study 6 (Pre: MUSC333 Practical Study 5)

Choral Training

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC155 10 Choral Training 1 (Pre: Year 12 Music or equivalent or audition)
MUSC156 10 Choral Training 2 (Pre: MUSC155 Choral Training 1)
MUSC263 10 Choral Training 3 (Pre: MUSC156 Choral Training 2)
MUSC264 10 Choral Training 4 (Pre: MUSC263 Choral Training 3)

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC331 10 Choral Training 5 (Pre: MUSC264 Choral Training 4)
MUSC332 10 Choral Training 6 (Pre: MUSC331 Choral Training 5)

History of Music

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC202 10 Music in Australia
MUSC210 10 History of Music: 18th Century
MUSC211 10 History of Music: 17th Century
MUSC212 10 History of Music: 19th Century
MUSC214 10 History of Music: Renaissance
MUSC225 10 Popular Music Studies
MUSC230 10 History of Music: Since c. 1900
MUSC257 10 Music of the World

Music Language Studies and Techniques

Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC223 10 Music Language Studies 3 (Pre: MUSC242 Music Language Studies 2)
MUSC224 10 Music Language Studies 4 (Pre: MUSC223 Music Language Studies 3)
MUSC241 10 Music Language Studies 1 (Pre: Year 12 Music or 5th Grade Theory/Musicianship/Music Craft AMEB/Trinity College or equivalent)
MUSC242 10 Music Language Studies 2 (Pre: MUSC241 Music Language Studies 1 or Year 12 Music or 5th Grade Theory/Musicianship/Music Craft AMEB or Trinity College or equivalent

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC208 10 Electronic and Computer Music Techniques
MUSC256 10 Computer Music Production (Pre: MUSC208 Electronic and Computer Music Techniques or MEDA200 Audio Production)
MUSC323 10 Music Language Studies 5 (Pre: MUSC224 Music Language Studies 4)
MUSC324 10 Music Language Studies 6 (Pre: MUSC323 Music Language Studies 5)

Liturgy and Liturgical Music

Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC206 10 Psalmody and Hymnody
MUSC220 10 Music and Liturgy
MUSC237 10 Music and the Sacred
MUSC238 10 Western Plainchant in Theory and Practice (Pre: Year 12 Music or equivalent)
MUSC259 10 Introduction to the Pipe Organ (Pre: 5th Grade Piano AMEB/Trinity College or equivalent. Inc: MUSC157 Practical Study 1 in Organ)

Other Electives

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
MUSC260 10 Keyboard Pedagogy (Pre: MUSC158 Practical Study 2: Piano, Organ, or Harpsichord)
MUSC261 10 Vocal Pedagogy (Pre: MUSC158 Practical Study 2: Vocal)
MUSC262 10 Special Study in Music

Volunteer Experience

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ARTS232 0 Learning in the Community


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2At least 4 core Practical Study units must be completed in sequence in one keyboard instrument (piano, organ or harpsichord) or in voice.