• Total units 48 Units
  • Major code CRMU-MAJ
  • Academic career Undergraduate
Creative Musicianship Major

All students in the Bachelor of Music (BMus) degree take four compulsory courses in the basic language of music: theory and analysis, aural, improvisation and composition. Students who wish to make a focus of these areas can take advanced courses in composition, improvisation, and digital recording and sound. Students have the opportunity to undertake research projects to deepen their understanding of specific issues, and performance projects to apply their learnings in practice.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Creative Musicianship Minor, students will have the skills and experience to:

  1. Hear, notate, describe and create advanced elements of musical structure: pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, counterpoint, form and timbre;
  2. Demonstrate a grasp of sophisticated musical language and form as composer, improviser, or analyst;
  3. Use professional level standards in the presentation of musical works or ideas; and
  4. Write about music using sophisticated theoretical concepts and language.
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This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must include:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
MUSI1105 Creative Musicianship 1 6
MUSI1106 Creative Musicianship 2 6
MUSI2203 Creative Musicianship 3 6
MUSI2204 Creative Musicianship 4 6

A maximum of 18 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
MUSI2205 Music Performance Project 1 6
MUSI2209 Music Recording and Production Techniques 6
MUSI2213 Indigenous Music and Media 6
MUSI2214 Music Research Project 1 6
MUSI2216 The Culture and Politics of Popular Music 6

A minimum of 6 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
MUSI3307 Music Performance Project 2 6
MUSI3309 Music and Digital Media 6
MUSI3313 Music Research Project 2 6
MUSI3314 Creative Musicianship 5 6
MUSI3315 Creative Musicianship 6 6
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