Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 3. Arts Rules
      • Arts Rules for undergraduate courses
        • 3.2 Bachelor's degrees
          • 3.2.12 Bachelor of Music pass and honours degree (10120) Only available to re-enrolling students.

            Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students. Students are to contact the School of Music for advice on enrolment.

            Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

            3.2.12.1(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

            (2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

            3.2.12.2 Rescinded

            Applicability of the Faculty general provisions for bachelor's degrees

            3.2.12.3 The Faculty general provisions for bachelor's degrees in 3.2.1 apply to the course.

            Course structure

            3.2.12.4 The course consists of units to a total value of 192 points comprising—

            (a) all units in Table 3.2.12a (Bachelor of Music core units)—90 points

            and

            (b) units comprising—

            (i) the Applied Music (Pass degree) stream as set out in Rule 3.2.12.5—84 points

            or

            (ii) the Applied Music (Honours degree) stream as set out in Rule 3.2.12.6—84 points

            or

            (iii) the Music Studies (Pass degree) stream as set out in Rule 3.2.12.7—84 points

            or

            (iv) the Music Studies (Honours degree) stream as set out in Rule 3.2.12.8—84 points

            and

            (c) three non-music units approved by the Head of the School of Music or the Music Course Adviser—18 points.

            Applied Music (Pass degree) stream

            3.2.12.5 The Applied Music (Pass degree) stream comprises—

            (a) all units in Table 3.2.12b [Applied Music (Pass degree) core units]—48 points

            and

            (b) units to the value of 36 points from Table 3.2.12e (Bachelor of Music options).

            Applied Music (Honours degree) stream

            3.2.12.6 The Applied Music (Honours degree) stream comprises—

            (a) all units in Table 3.2.12c [Applied Music (Honours degree) core units]—72 points

            and

            (b) units to the value of 12 points from Table 3.2.12e (Bachelor of Music options).

            Music Studies (Pass degree) stream

            3.2.12.7 The Music Studies (Pass degree) stream comprises units to the value of 84 points from Table 3.2.12e (Bachelor of Music options) and, if necessary, other music and non-music units approved by the Head of the School of Music or the Music Course Adviser.

            Music Studies (Honours degree) stream

            3.2.12.8 The Music Studies (Honours degree) stream comprises—

            (a) all units in Table 3.2.12d [Music Studies (Honours degree) core units]—48 points

            and

            (b) units to the value of 36 points from Table 3.2.12e (Bachelor of Music options) and, if necessary, other music and non-music units approved by the Head of the School of Music or the Music Course Adviser.

            • Table 3.2.12a—Bachelor of Music core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              MUSC1310Communication Skills in Music
              S2MUSC1350Popular Music in Global Perspective
              S1MUSC1321Music Language 1
              S2MUSC1322Music Language 2
              S1, S2MUSC1341Principal Studies 1
              S1, S2MUSC1342Principal Studies 2
              MUSC2331Western Art Music 1 (Renaissance and Baroque)
              MUSC2332Western Art Music 2 (Classical and Romantic)
              N/AMUSC2350Music in World Cultures
              S1MUSC2520Music Language 3
              MUSC2550Music and Science
              S1, S2MUSC2541Principal Studies 3
              S1, S2MUSC2542Principal Studies 4
              MUSC3331Western Art Music 3 (Modernist and Postmodernist)
              S1MUSC3560Music Education in Research and Practice
            • Table 3.2.12b—Applied Music (Pass degree) core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

              All units have a value of 12 points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              MUSC3401Practical Studies 5
              MUSC3402Practical Studies 6
              MUSC4401Practical Studies 7
              MUSC4402Practical Studies 8

            • Table 3.2.12c—Applied Music (Honours degree) core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              MUSC3401Practical Studies 5 (12 points)
              MUSC3402Practical Studies 6 (12 points)
              S1, S2MUSC4140Music Honours Research 1
              S1, S2MUSC4141Music Honours Research 2
              S1MUSC4101Contemporary Debates in Music
              S1, S2MUSC4103Introduction to Music Research
              MUSC4102Special unit: Professional Music Practices
              NS, S1, S2, SSMUSC4104Music Research Project

            • Table 3.2.12d—Music Studies (Honours degree) core units
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              S1, S2MUSC4140Music Honours Research 1
              S1, S2MUSC4141Music Honours Research 2
              S1MUSC4101Contemporary Debates in Music
              S1, S2MUSC4103Introduction to Music Research
              MUSC4102Special unit: Professional Music Practices
              NS, S1, S2, SSMUSC4104Music Research Project

            • Table 3.2.12e—Bachelor of Music options
              Key to availability of units:
              S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
              T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
              NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
              N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

              Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

              All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

              AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
              MUSC3332Drama through Music: Studies in Opera
              MUSC3333Music, Aesthetics and Criticism 1
              N/AMUSC3334Soundscapes of Australia
              MUSC3351Gongs, Punks and Shadow Plays
              MUSC3352Music, Identity and Place
              MUSC3353Music in the Community
              MUSC3354Music, Mind and Medicine
              MUSC3521Digital Audio
              MUSC3522Music Analysis in Theory and Practice
              S1, S2MUSC3543Conducting
              S2MUSC3544Topics in Performance Practice
              MUSC3701Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy 1 (3 points) 1
              MUSC3702Instrumental and Vocal Pedagogy 2 (3 points) 1
              MUSC3711Choral Pedagogy 1: Choir Leadership (3 points) 1
              MUSC3712Choral Pedagogy 2: Choral Artistry (3 points) 1

              1 This unit is no longer available.