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Unit of Study MUS00620 - Contemporary Music Theory I (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 notate music correctly
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
3 demonstrate a basic competency in musical dictation, transcription, rhythm and melody reading.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. notate music correctly
    • GA4:
  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
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate a basic competency in musical dictation, transcription, rhythm and melody reading.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.