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Postgraduate Certificate in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)

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  • Objectives
    Graduates should also have developed the following skills: * A sound attitude towards undertaking life-long learning in music; * A well-developed capacity to understand and participate as an individual and in collaborative teams as a leader or as a team member; * A sophisticated level of written, verbal and musical communication skills; * An ability to think critically and analytically about the musical experience in all its facets: as performance, as composition, and as historical-sociocultural document.
  • Academic Title
    Postgraduate Certificate in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)
  • Course description
    Students enrolled in the Musicology/Ethnomusicology stream undertake the following subjects:

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points
    740-397  Special Study
    Individual project in a field approved by the Dean as not otherwise available in the Faculty's regular subject offerings, and for which appropriate supervision is available.     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    Plus:

    Three Academic Electives (37.5 points)

    Total points for the course = 50

    Academic Electives
    Please note that not all subjects listed are available each year.

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points
    740-290  Art Music and Postmodernism
    This subject will focus primarily on art-music written since 1968 and the trends in composition leading up to this watershed period when a widespread compositional shift occurred as significant numbers of composers generally began to question serious...     Semester 1     12.50

    740-316  Baroque Music of the German World     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-231  Broadway and Music of the Theatre     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-294  Cabaret!
    An exploration of the world of cabaret from its beginnings in Paris in the 1880s through the Weimar Republic to contemporary practice in Europe, New York and the Melbourne Comedy and Fringe Festivals. The relationships between performer, music and te...     Semester 1     12.50

    740-310  Court, Church and Urban Music 1450-1600
    Through individual studies of selected musical centres and repertories, students will explore the nature, the role, and the functions of music in European society during the Renaissance. Using diverse materials, students will engage in a directed exp...     Semester 2     12.50

    740-409  Early Music Theory and Practice     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-432  The Ethnography of Music
    An introduction to the writings of the seminal scholars in ethnomusicology from the 19th century to the present day and to the key issues of ethnomusicological theory and methodology presented in those writings, including fieldwork methods, approache...     Semester 2     12.50

    740-144  The Idea of Beethoven     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-300  In the Groove     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-386  Music Analysis     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-449  Music Criticism     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-341  Music Cultures of Asia     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-301  Music and Film since 1900     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-345  Music and Health
    This subject will provide an overview of the ways that music can be used to promote physical health and healthy behaviours for a range of people, including musicians. Topics covered will include music for expression, relaxation, anxiety reduction and...     Semester 2     12.50

    740-302  The Music of Java and Bali     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-304  Music of the Manuscript Tradition     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-366  Music Psychology
    This subject will encompass an initial exploration of music psychology research. Selected researchers within the field, including music therapists, behavioural neuroscientists, neuropsychologists, and experimental psychologists will outline recent an...     Semester 1     12.50

    740-466  Music and the Shaman     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-353  The Music Of Spain
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-052  Music of the World
    An introduction to the music and sociocultural (“musicultural”) contexts of non-western music cultures from around the world. Students will have the opportunity to experience hands-on music making, and will be encouraged to pu...     Semester 2     12.50

    740-359  Musicological Research Methods 1
    Topics include an introduction to the skills and techniques of musicological research, including such issues as music bibliography, editorial practices and archival practices, as well as the mechanics of dissertation writing.     Semester 1     12.50

    740-312  Notation and Music Editing     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-464  Paris! Berlioz to the Ballets Russes
    Walter Benjamin called Paris the capital of the 19th century. This subject examines some of the ways in which Paris was a centre for musical activity in the 19th century. It looks at the importance of music criticism, music societies, theatres/compan...     Semester 1     12.50

    740-439  Rainforest Societies and their Music     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-315  Romantic Piano Music     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-317  Sex, Death and the Ecstatic in Music     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-455  Stravinsky and Music of the 20th Century     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-381  Studies In Opera     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-318  Wagner's Ring     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-465  Women in Music     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    740-091  Ragtime to Rap: Popular Music Since 1900
    This subject explores a range of popular musical styles (from dance crazes to pop songs) that have had widespread impact over the past century. It will analyse aspects of the music’s creation, dissemination and modes of consumption, drawi...     Semester 2     12.50

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