• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code MEM1-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate
Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Music Curatorship I Specialisation

The Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Music Curatorship 1  specialisation is characterised by the concept of music — be it performance, composition, or musicology — as a research-led process that explores questions relevant to our understanding of what it means to be human and of who we are. The specialisation provides a solid foundation in a range of research methodologies, and their application to research or applied research projects.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. critically apply theoretical frameworks and research techniques to understanding national and international issues and problems;
  2. relate Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and/or Music Curatorship to its wider cultural and societal context;
  3. critically evaluate ideas and develop creative solutions to complex problems; and
  4. communicate and debate complex issues both orally and in writing using a variety of media.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

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

Code Title Units
MUSI7003 The Scholar Musician 1 6
MUSI8009 Graduate Music Research Project 1 6

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

Code Title Units
DART8067 New Media, Innovation and Research I 6
DEMO8082 Social Research Practice 6
HIST6007 Making History 6
HIST6110 Approaches to History 6
HIST8010 Biographical Practices 6
HIST8011 Writing Biography 6
HIST8101 The Craft of History: Approaches, Themes and Methods 6
HIST8104 Effective and Ethical Research Design 6
HUMN8001 Interdisciplinary Humanities Research: Methods, Theories and Skills 6
HUMN8009 Biography and Society 6
LING6509 Research Design in (Applied) Linguistics 6
MUSC8003 Museum, Collection, and Heritage Management 6
MUSC8006 Indigenous Collections and Exhibitions 6
MUSC8008 Museums, Art and Society in the Asia-Pacific 6
MUSI6008 Sound Archiving 6
MUSI8011 Articulating Music Practice 6
SOCY8101 Social Research Theory and Design 6
SOCR8001 Statistics for Social Scientists 6
SOCR8002 Survey Data Analysis 6
SOCR8003 Qualitative Research Analysis 6
SOCR8006 Online Research Methods 6
SOCY8102 Advanced Social Research Methods 6
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