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Unit of Study MUS00621 - Contemporary Music Theory II (2015)

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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 demonstrate an advanced understanding of chord construction, chord progressions and harmonic relationships
2 demonstrate basic competence in the areas of voicing, voice-leading and sectional writing
3 demonstrate an understanding of ensemble 'grooves' and contemporary rhythmic techniques
4 relate theory concepts to a range of contemporary music styles
5 employ correct musical notation

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

  1. demonstrate an advanced understanding of chord construction, chord progressions and harmonic relationships
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate basic competence in the areas of voicing, voice-leading and sectional writing
    • GA2:
  3. demonstrate an understanding of ensemble 'grooves' and contemporary rhythmic techniques
    • GA2:
  4. relate theory concepts to a range of contemporary music styles
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. employ correct musical notation
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.