Provides an overview of basic concepts of music theory and notation, and demonstrates the application of these concepts in relation to a wide range of contemporary music styles. Also develops students' aural skills.
- Rhythmic concepts and notation
- Melodic concepts and notation
- Harmonic concepts and notation
- Formal concepts
- Chart creation
- Aural development - dictation, transcription and sight reading
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||notate music correctly||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of basic music theory concepts relating to rhythm, melody, harmony, musical form and texture, and apply these concepts to a range of contemporary music styles||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate a basic competency in musical dictation, transcription, rhythm and melody reading.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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