Unit Set Structure

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MABUSR  Contemporary Music Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:
G88 BACHELOR OF MUSIC

This intensive, performance-based major centres on either ensemble studies, where students develop advanced, instrumental and performance skills or, through the CD Project stream, advanced music production, songwriting and arranging skills.
 
Students will receive an individual lesson and classes in arranging, history, theory, aural, improvisation and second study. Depending upon the chosen stream, students will also receive classes in ensemble performance or sound recording/mixing/mastering/production.
 
The Contemporary Music Major is aimed at students who wish to further expand their music career studies into performing, songwriting and production. The course will be completed in two years as successful applicants will be eligible for Advanced Standing of two semesters.
 
Admission to this major requires successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Music (Contemporary Music) at WAAPA or an equivalent tertiary qualification.
 

 
UNIT SET LOCATION
This unit set is available on Mt Lawley Campus.
 
MODE OF DELIVERY
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
 
YEAR ONE - SEMESTER 1
MUS1104 Ensembles&Extension Studies 1 15
MUS1106 Music Techniques 1 15
MUS1121 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music Performance 1 15
MUS1123 Music History&Culture: Contemporary Overview 15
 
YEAR ONE - SEMESTER 2
MUS1105 Ensembles&Extension Studies 2 15
MUS1113 Music History&Culture: 20th Century Music 15
MUS1122 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music Performance 2 15
MUS1207 Music Techniques 2 15
 
YEAR TWO - SEMESTER 1
MUS2104 Ensembles&Extension Studies 3 15
MUS2123 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music Performance 3 15
MUS2127 Music Techniques: Contemporary 1 15
plus one of the following:
MUS1210 Music History and Culture: Jazz History I 15
MUS1111 Music History&Culture: Classical Overview 15
MUS1112 Music History&Culture: Music Technology Overview 15
MUS2115 Music History and Culture: Jazz History III 15
MUS2111 Music History&Culture: Classical Topic 1 15
MUS2114 Music History&Culture: Contemporary Topic 1 15
 
YEAR TWO - SEMESTER 2
MUS2105 Ensembles&Extension Studies 4 15
MUS2128 Music Techniques: Contemporary 2 15
plus either:
MUS2124 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music Performance 4 15
or
MUS2131 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music CD Project 4 15
as well as either:
MUS2120 Music History and Culture: Jazz History IV 15
or
MUS2113 Music History&Culture: Classical Topic 2 15
 
YEAR THREE - SEMESTER 1
MUS3104 Ensembles&Extension Studies 5 15
MUS3110 Music Research&Culture: Music Colloquium 15
MUS3129 Music Techniques: Contemporary 3 15
plus either:
MUS3125 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music Performance 5 15
or
MUS3131 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music CD Project 5 15
 
YEAR THREE - SEMESTER 2
MUS3105 Ensembles&Extension Studies 6 15
MUS3111 Music Research&Culture: Performance Research 15
MUS3130 Music Techniques: Contemporary 4 15
plus either:
MUS3126 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music Performance 6 15
or
MUS3132 Principal Studies: Contemporary Music CD Project 6 15
 
Designated Unit - a Unit or Unit of Competency which a Faculty Board has designated as a fundamental course requirement and may only be attempted once unless otherwise determined by Board of Examiners.
 

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012