Students are required to achieve a minimum of 50% for both the Aural and Theory components of this unit in order to gain a pass overall.
This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Music Materials 1 and Contemporary Techniques A. It is the third in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation, aural skills and harmony. Students will engage in a variety of activities to connect the theoretical with the practical aspects of music making: in music literacy, harmony analysis, rhythm, and improvisational/compositional techniques integral to jazz and contemporary music practice.
|Unit name||Contemporary Techniques B|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Mr Alistair Dobson
Profile and Sessional Staff as required
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||100101|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
FCP103 or FCN120
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 90 minute lecture (theory); 2 x 60 minute workshops (aural)
Theory: 50% (2 x assignments, 1 x exam); Aural: 50% (4 x workshop tests, 2 x in-class performance, 1 x exam)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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