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Subject options

To help with course planning we have identified subjects in the lists below that may be available as breadth in your Bachelor degree. Please note that you can still take these subjects as part of your Diploma in Music enrolment if your home degree does not offer them as Breadth. Breadth offerings in Bachelor degrees are subject to change and availability so please ensure that you use this list as a guide and always check availability with your home faculty.

Level 1 electives

6.25 point electives

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI10021 MCM African Music and Dance Ensemble 1
Summer Term
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10022 MCM African Music and Dance Ensemble 2
Summer Term
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10016 Art of Piano Teaching
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10204 Audiation through Solfège
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10041 Baroque Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10042 Baroque Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10052 Brass Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10053 Brass Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10004 Computing for Musicians
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10058 Conservatorium Choir 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10059 Conservatorium Choir 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10056 Early Voices 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10057 Early Voices 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10066 Guitar Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10067 Guitar Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10001 Language and Diction German
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10002 Language and Diction: Italian
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10207 Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10206 Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10060 Orchestral Ensembles 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10061 Orchestral Ensembles 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10076 Piano Duo and Duet 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10077 Piano Duo and Duet 2 Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI10068 String Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10069 String Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10092 Vocal Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10093 Vocal Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI10225 Chamber Choir 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI10226 Chamber Choir 2
Semester 2
6.25

12.5 point electives

Subjects offered as Breadth:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI10202 Jazz: The Improvisatory Spirit
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI10179 Making Music For Film And Animation 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10047 Music History 1: Monteverdi to Mozart
Semester 1
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI10023 Music Language 1: the Diatonic World
Summer Term
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10184 Pop Song Writing 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10219 Rock Music: From Roots to Retro
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10222 The Wellbeing Orchestra
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10227 Musics of the World
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10017 Riffs: Guitar Cultures & Practice 1
Summer Term
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI10037 Music in Everyday Life
Semester 1
12.5

Specialised subjects available within the Diploma in Music:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI10220 Practical Music 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI10221 Practical Music 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Level 2 electives

6.25 point electives

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI20161 Alexander Technique for Musicians Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI20207 Aural Studies 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20160 Aural Studies 2
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20069 Baroque Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20070 Baroque Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20071 Big Band 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20072 Big Band 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20073 Brass Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20074 Brass Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20013 Chamber Music 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20014 Chamber Music 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20108 MCM Chinese Music Ensemble
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20082 Conservatorium Choir 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20083 Conservatorium Choir 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20080 Early Voices 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20081 Early Voices 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20084 Famous Opera Choruses 1 Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI20087 MCM Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20088 MCM Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20089 Guitar Ensemble 3
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20090 Guitar Ensemble 4
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20008 Music Technology
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20093 Orchestral Ensembles 3
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20094 Orchestral Ensembles 4
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20211 Percussion Ensemble Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI20215 Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 3
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20216 Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 4
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20212 Practical Anatomy for Classical Voice 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20213 Chamber Choir 3
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20214 Chamber Choir 4
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20099 Piano Duo and Duet 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20100 Piano Duo and Duet 2 Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI20104 Shakuhachi 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20105 Shakuhachi 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20091 String Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20092 String Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20112 Vocal Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI20113 Vocal Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI20210 Saxophone Ensemble Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI20156 Practical Anatomy for Classical Voice 1
Semester 1
6.25

12.5 point electives

Subjects offered as Breadth:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI20190 Advanced Recording Studio Techniques
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20053 Broadway and Music of the Theatre Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20209 Chinese Music Ensemble 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20122 Composition Studies
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI20167 Creating Music For Advertising Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20208 Electronic Dance Music Technique
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20164 Free Play New Music Improvisation Ensem
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20205 French Music Louis XIV to the Revolution Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20155 Latin American Music and Culture Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20150 Music and Health
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20204 Music and Politics Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20196 Riffs: Guitar Cultures & Practice 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20198 Music History 2: C19th Music and Ideas
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI20061 Music Language 2: Chromaticism & Beyond
Summer Term
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20149 Music Psychology
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI20120 Paris! Berlioz to the Ballets Russes Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20203 Peak Performance Under Pressure
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20192 R&B, Soul & Gospel Choir
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20163 Samba Band
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20158 Stravinsky and Music of the 20th Century Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI20173 The Art of Game Music
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI20206 The Business of Music
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20174 The Laptop Recording Studio
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Specialised subjects available within the Diploma in Music:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI20199 Practical Music 3
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20200 Practical Music 4
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Level 3 electives

6.25 point electives

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI30159 Acting for Singers 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30160 Acting for Singers 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30255 Advanced Aural Studies
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30163 Baroque Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30164 Baroque Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30165 Big Band 3
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30166 Big Band 4
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30167 Brass Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30168 Brass Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30019 Chamber Music 3
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30020 Chamber Music 4
Semester 1
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30174 Conservatorium Choir 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30175 Conservatorium Choir 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30254 Creating from the Single Staff Score Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI30172 Early Voices 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30173 Early Voices 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30181 Guitar Ensemble 5
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30182 Guitar Ensemble 6
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30185 Orchestral Ensembles 5
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30186 Orchestral Ensembles 6
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30193 Piano Duo and Duet 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30194 Piano Duo and Duet 2 Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI30183 String Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30184 String Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30244 Chamber Choir 5
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30258 Chamber Choir 6
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30259 Interpretation of French Art Song Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI30260 Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 5
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30261 Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 6
Semester 2
6.25
MUSI30262 French Lyric Diction Not available in 2019 6.25
MUSI30206 Vocal Ensemble 1
Semester 1
6.25
MUSI30207 Vocal Ensemble 2
Semester 2
6.25

12.5 point electives

Subjects offered as Breadth:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI30014 High Baroque Music of the German World Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30248
MUSI30031 Electro-Acoustic Music
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30257 Figured Bass Realisation 1 Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30116 Historical Performance Practice
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI30047 Music Analysis
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30004 Music and Film since 1900 Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30246 Music as Noise: Making Sound Art
Semester 1
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30024 Music Cultures of Asia Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30249 Music History 3:Impressionism to Present
Semester 1
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30011 Music in the Culture of the Renaissance Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30046 Music Language 3: Modern Directions
Summer Term
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI30032 Music Research
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30025 Orchestration
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30015 Sex, Death and the Ecstatic in Music Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30045 Studies In Opera Not available in 2019 12.5
MUSI30030 The Music Of Spain
Semester 2
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI30236 The Music Producer: From Brass to Beats
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30256 The Romantic Piano
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30115
MUSI30053 The Ethnography of Music
Semester 1
12.5
MUSI30247

Specialised subjects available within the Diploma in Music:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI30250 Practical Music 5
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI30251 Practical Music 6
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5