• Code EXTN1013
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • Offered by ANU Wide
  • ANU College ANU Wide
  • Course subject ANU Extension
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Musicology, Music, Creative Arts, Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Autumn Session 2018
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This course is designed to provide students with an extension of curriculum that will extend their learning into Advanced Jazz music that are currently not covered in the standard Music majors and minors in the year 11 and 12 ACT curriculum. International students are not able to enrol in this course. This course is aimed at students who have already obtained a high level of musicianship, are interested in extending their current musical education (in conjunction with their college) and are seriously considering pursuing music at a tertiary level.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Comprehend and value the diverse cultural, social and historical contexts of music;
  2. Develop their knowledge of musical concepts and styles, the performance and written conventions of music and the social skills for effective interaction and communication in groups;
  3. Become analytical, critical and creative thinkers and  express insights and feelings through composition, performance and appraisal;
  4. Become independent in the use of vocal, instrumental or other sounds and symbols of the musical language through performance, appraisal and composition;
  5. Develop their knowledge and application of vocabulary and notation skills at their level of expertise and develop skills in composition, aural and performance, including technical fluency and competence;
  6. Become independent learners and develop personal qualities of self reliance, commitment and confidence;
  7. Develop skills in the use of appropriate technology and an understanding of the influence of technology;
  8. Respond creatively and critically to musical works  and develop skills in problem solving by achieving independence in research.

Other Information

Students will be required to be enrolled in courses in their home college or school. Whilst H courses are intended to provide challenging extension experiences, students enrolled in H courses do not necessarily have to be studying the same course in their home college. However, normally there will be co-requisite home college courses. Any co-requisite home college courses will be determined by the home college or school. To be offered a place in the course students must be successful in auditions held in Nov/Dec of each year. Students must achieve an overall passing grade in each unit before continuing to the next unit.

Indicative Assessment

Composition task: 30% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Written and Aural Exam: 10% (LO 1, 2, 4, 5)

Research Essay: 1500 words 20% (LO 1, 2, 6, 7, 8)

Performances: 40% (LO 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)

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Minor - 130 hours (2 units of 55 hours plus 20 hours associated practice and performance time) - ANU 6 units.

Major - 260 hours (4 units of 55 hours plus 40 hours associated practice and performance time, or 3.5 units and associated practice and performance time equivalent to 260 hours) - ANU 12 units.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Studies

Assumed Knowledge

Each student should be proficient on their respective instrument and already have a strong theoretical understanding of music.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 to 12 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $470 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $720 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5818 29 Jan 2018 07 Jun 2018 29 Jun 2018 21 Dec 2018 In Person N/A

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