• Total units 24 Units
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Minor code MUSC-MIN
  • Academic career Undergraduate

The Music minor gives students the opportunity to pursue studies in music. The key objective of the minor is to introduce students to university-level understanding of the cultural, historical, theoretical, and analytical situation of music across a variety of cultures and historical periods.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. understand the languages, forms, materials, and techniques of a range of musics;
  2. recognise and reflect critically on social, cultural and ethical issues, and apply local and, international perspectives to practice in music;
  3. develop and evaluate musical, cultural, and artistic ideas, concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively, and through engaging with scholarship and research; and
  4. communicate ideas, problems and arguments to do with music and the arts.

Relevant Degrees

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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:

A maximum of 12 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
MUSI1105 Music Theory & Aural Skills 1 6
MUSI1106 Music Theory & Aural Skills 2 6
MUSI1109 Music from 1900 to the Present: A Century of Crisis and Change 6
MUSI1110 Introduction to Music Technology 6
MUSI1113 Introduction to Ethnomusicology 6

A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:

Code Title Units
INDG2002 Contemporary Australian Indigenous Music Studies 6
MUSI2203 Music Theory & Aural Skills 3 6
MUSI2204 Music Theory & Aural Skills 4 6
MUSI2209 Music Recording and Production Techniques 6
MUSI2211 Writing about Music 1: Styles and Theories 6
MUSI2220 Music Ensemble 6
MUSI2222 Music in the Long 19th Century: From Classicism to Modernism 6
MUSI2225 Australian Music Culture Studies 6
MUSI2226 Composition for Film and Video Games 6
MUSI2227 Music, Sound and the Moving Image 6
MUSI3309 Music and Digital Media 6
MUSI3310 Music and Globalisation 6
MUSI3313 Writing about Music 2: Sources and Methods 6
MUSI3317 Popular Music: In Culture and in Context 6
MUSI3318 Sound Archiving 6
MUSI3319 Music Theory & Aural Skills 5 6
MUSI3320 Music Theory & Aural Skills 6 6
MUSI3321 Songwriting: concepts and craft 6
MUSI3322 Advanced Jazz Studies 1 6
MUSI3323 Advanced Jazz Studies 2 6
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