CG51 Bachelor of Music (Specialisation)

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Core Structure

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

N/A

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MUSC11405 Language of Modern Music 1
MUSC11411 Music Styles & Analysis 1
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MUSC11406 Language of Modern Music 2
MUSC11412 Music Styles & Analysis 2

Contemporary Major

Number of units: 20 Total credit points: 120

This major is only available on the Noosa campus.

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MUSC11401 Digital Music Applications
PERF11026 Performance and Production Studies 1
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MUSC11379 Audio Recording Techniques
PERF11027 Performance and Production Studies 2
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PERF12016 Performance and Production Studies 3
MUSC12413 Language of Modern Music 3
MUSC12394 History of Rock and Roll 1
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PERF12017 Performance and Production Studies 4
MUSC12414 Language of Modern Music 4
MUSC12395 History of Rock and Roll 2
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MUSC11380 Introduction to Songwriting
PERF13018 Performance and Production Studies 5
MUSC13406 Composition and Arranging 1
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PERF13019 Performance and Production Studies 6
MUSC13407 Composition and Arranging 2
MUSC13410 Music Business in the New Millennium

You must successfully complete a total of 4 elective units. Electives can be any undergraduate unit offered at CQUniversity, provided both the pre- and co-requisites are met.

Note: You must also have a minimum of 36 units of credit at each of levels 1, 2 and 3 to fulfill the requirements of this course.

You can determine the Unit Level as outlined below:

  • Undergraduate Level 1 unit codes begin with "11" (e.g. MUSC11405)
  • Undergraduate advanced level unit codes begin with either a "12" , "13" or "19" (e.g. MUSC13293; LITR19056)

    Jazz and Popular Major

    Number of units: 20 Total credit points: 120

    This major is only available at the Mackay campus.

    Year 1 - Term 1
    Students must complete the following compulsory units:
    MUSC11409 Principal Music Studios 1
    PERF11026 Performance and Production Studies 1
    Year 1 - Term 2
    Students must complete the following compulsory units:
    MUSC11410 Principal Music Studios 2
    PERF11027 Performance and Production Studies 2
    Year 2 - Term 1
    Students must complete the following compulsory units:
    MUSC12413 Language of Modern Music 3
    MUSC12411 Principal Music Studios 3
    JAZZ10015 History of Jazz 1
    PERF12016 Performance and Production Studies 3
    Year 2 - Term 2
    Students must complete the following compulsory units:
    MUSC12414 Language of Modern Music 4
    MUSC12412 Principal Music Studios 4
    JAZZ10016 History of Jazz 2
    PERF12017 Performance and Production Studies 4
    Year 3 - Term 1
    Students must complete the following compulsory units:
    MUSC13406 Composition and Arranging 1
    MUSC13411 Principal Music Studios 5
    PERF13018 Performance and Production Studies 5
    Year 3 - Term 2
    Students must complete the following compulsory units:
    MUSC13407 Composition and Arranging 2
    MUSC13412 Principal Music Studios 6
    PERF13019 Performance and Production Studies 6

    You must successfully complete a total of 2 elective units. Electives can be any undergraduate unit offered at CQUniversity, provided both the pre- and co-requisites are met.

    Note: You must also have a minimum of 36 units of credit at each of levels 1, 2 and 3 to fulfill the requirements of this course.

    You can determine the Unit Level as outlined below:

    • Undergraduate Level 1 unit codes begin with "11" (e.g. MUSC11405)
    • Undergraduate advanced level unit codes begin with either a "12" , "13" or "19" (e.g. MUSC13293; LITR19056)

      Music Studies Major

      Number of units: 20 Total credit points: 120

      This major is available only by distance education.

      Available units
      Students must complete 8 from the following units:
      MUSC11379 Audio Recording Techniques
      MUSC11380 Introduction to Songwriting
      LNGE11028 Basic Italian
      MUSC11384 Arts in Perspective
      JAZZ10015 History of Jazz 1
      JAZZ10016 History of Jazz 2
      MUSC12394 History of Rock and Roll 1
      MUSC12395 History of Rock and Roll 2
      MUSC12375 History of Film Music 1
      MUSC12376 History of Film Music 2
      MUSC14048 History of Music Theatre
      MUSC13413 Multi-Instrument Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 1
      MUSC13414 Multi-Instrument Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 2
      MUSC10278 History of Western Art Music 1
      MUSC10279 History of Western Art Music 2
      MUSC13293 Advanced Studio Teaching Methods
      MUSC13410 Music Business in the New Millennium
      Available units
      Students must complete the following compulsory units:
      MUSC11401 Digital Music Applications
      MUSC12413 Language of Modern Music 3
      MUSC11413 Introduction to Studio Teaching
      MUSC12414 Language of Modern Music 4
      MUSC13406 Composition and Arranging 1
      MUSC13407 Composition and Arranging 2

      You must successfully complete a total of 6 elective units. Electives can be any undergraduate unit offered at CQUniversity, provided both the pre- and co-requisites are met.

      Note: You must also have a minimum of 36 units of credit at each of levels 1, 2 and 3 to fulfill the requirements of this course.

      You can determine the Unit Level as outlined below:

      • Undergraduate Level 1 unit codes begin with "11" (e.g. MUSC11405)
      • Undergraduate advanced level unit codes begin with either a "12" , "13" or "19" (e.g. MUSC13293; LITR19056)

        Performance Major

        Number of units: 20 Total credit points: 120

        This major is available on the Mackay campus and also by distance education.

        Available units
        Students must complete the following compulsory units:
        MUSC11409 Principal Music Studios 1
        MUSC11410 Principal Music Studios 2
        MUSC12411 Principal Music Studios 3
        MUSC12413 Language of Modern Music 3
        MUSC12412 Principal Music Studios 4
        MUSC12414 Language of Modern Music 4
        MUSC13411 Principal Music Studios 5
        MUSC13406 Composition and Arranging 1
        MUSC13412 Principal Music Studios 6
        MUSC13407 Composition and Arranging 2
        Available units
        Students must complete 4 from the following units:
        MUSC11380 Introduction to Songwriting
        MUSC11379 Audio Recording Techniques
        PERF11021 Community Arts
        MUSC11384 Arts in Perspective
        MUSC11401 Digital Music Applications
        MUSC11413 Introduction to Studio Teaching
        LNGE11028 Basic Italian
        MUSC12375 History of Film Music 1
        MUSC12376 History of Film Music 2
        MUSC12394 History of Rock and Roll 1
        MUSC12395 History of Rock and Roll 2
        JAZZ10015 History of Jazz 1
        JAZZ10016 History of Jazz 2
        MUSC14048 History of Music Theatre
        MUSC13413 Multi-Instrument Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 1
        MUSC13414 Multi-Instrument Fundamentals and Ensemble Direction 2
        MUSC13293 Advanced Studio Teaching Methods
        MUSC13410 Music Business in the New Millennium
        MUSC10278 History of Western Art Music 1
        MUSC10279 History of Western Art Music 2


        You must successfully complete a total of 6 elective units. Electives can be any undergraduate unit offered at CQUniversity, provided both the pre- and co-requisites are met.

        Note: You must also have a minimum of 36 units of credit at each of levels 1, 2 and 3 to fulfill the requirements of this course.

        You can determine the Unit Level as outlined below:

        • Undergraduate Level 1 unit codes begin with "11" (e.g. MUSC11405)
        • Undergraduate advanced level unit codes begin with either a "12" , "13" or "19" (e.g. MUSC13293; LITR19056)