CG51 - Bachelor of Music (Specialisation)

CQUniversity Australia CQUniversity Australia

Course description

The Bachelor of Music is designed to provide specialist training in Jazz and Popular Music, Music Studies, Performance or Contemporary Music. Benefit from hands-on experience that is combined with academic study in the interpretation and understanding of music. This challenging and exciting course will expose you to a variety of learning experiences and you will benefit from the professional experience you will gain by performing in various university, community and professional settings. During your studies you will be involved in a conservatoire-style environment that offers intensive individual training with professional musicians. You will benefit from hands-on experience combined with academic study in the interpretation and understanding of music. On completion of the course you will have the knowledge and practical skills to be successful in your chosen career. MAJORS Jazz and Popular Music (Mackay only) This major has a strong practical focus and enables you to develop knowledge and practical experience through performance (vocal or instrumental), composition and arrangement in a variety of jazz and popular music styles. You will also study units in music theory, music history and music technology to prepare you thoroughly for a career in music performance or for further post-graduate studies in education and performing arts. Music Studies (online only) If you choose to undertake the Music Studies major you will focus on the historical, theoretical and cultural contexts of western music and classical, jazz or contemporary popular music. You will have the flexibility to tailor your studies to your own timetable using the comprehensive online resources provided for each of your units. This major may be suitable if you would like to study a general music course by online study. Performance (Mackay, Townsville and online) This major has a strong practical focus and enables you to develop knowledge and practical experience through performance (vocal or instrumental) or composition in a wide variety of music styles. If you are studying on-campus this will include regular face-to-face lessons. You will also study units in music theory, music history and music technology to prepare you thoroughly for a career in music performance or for further post-graduate studies in education and performing arts. Contemporary Music (Noosa only) If you are passionate about contemporary popular music performance, then this major will enable you to develop knowledge and practical experience in a wide variety of contemporary music styles. You will also study units in music theory, music history and music technology to prepare you thoroughly for a career in music performance or for further post-graduate studies in education and performing arts. PROGRAM STRUCTURE You are required to complete 24 units. These include two core music units and a specialisation. Under the specialisation, 22 units need to be completed for this course. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Completion of the Bachelor of Music will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as: professional musician recording or sound engineer performing or recording artist composer private music educator educator at Primary, Secondary and Tertiary levels (once suitable postgraduate qualifications in education have been obtained).

  • Start date 09-JUL-2018
  • Duration 144 credit hours
  • International Cost AUD $24000 per year
  • Qualification Bachelor degree
  • Study mode Self study / online (without attendance)