Conservatorium of Music

F3K Bachelor of Music

F3K Bachelor of Music (BMus) Course Guide - for continuing students only

Students entering year 2 in 2010 | Students enterying year 3 in 2010 | Personal Study Planner

F3K course objectives and specifications

NB:Where an elective is listed, students may choose a unit of study, either from the list of Conservatorium electives or from any school within the University, subject to approval from the appropriate school.

Course Schedule

  Semester 1       Semester 2      
Year 1 FCM11x Major Study 1A Elective FCT110 Tonal Theory FCC120 or FCN120 Foundation Core Studies FCM12x Major Study 1B Elective FCT220 Advanced Theory FCC 210 or FCN210 Intermediate Core Studies
Year 2 FCM21x Major Study 2A FCE21x Ensemble Unit FCT230 Form & Analysis FCC220 or FCN220 Advanced Core Studies FCM22x Major Study 2B FCE2xx Ensemble Unit Elective FCH Music History Unit
Year 3 FCM31x Major Study 3A* FCE31x Ensemble Unit FCH Music History Unit Elective FCM32x Major Study 3B* FCE3xx Ensemble Unit Elective FCH Music History Unit
*Musicology majors replace FCM31x and FCM32x with FCH311 Studies and Musicology and FCM321 Music Research Seminar

NB: The schedules below show the replacement units required from 2010 to complete the degree.

For classical performance & composition students entering Year 2 in 2010

  Semester 1       Semester 2      
Year 1 FCM11x Major Study 1A Elective FCT110 Tonal Theory FCC120 Foundation Core Studies FCM12x Major Study 1B Elective FCT220 Advanced Theory FCC 210 or FCN210 Intermediate Core Studies
Year 2
2010
FCM215 Performance 2A or FCE234 Ensemble Skills 3 orFCE330 Chamber Music 3A FCP303 Post Tonal Techniques FCH201 Music from 1700-1880 FCM216 Performance 2B or FCE235 Ensemble Skills 4 or FCE331Chamber Music 3B Elective FCH202 Music from 1880-1950
FCM214 Composition 2A FCM224 Composition 2A

Year 3

2011

FCM315 Performance 3A or Music Elective Elective FCM316 Performance 3B or Music Elective FCP301 Music SInce 1950
FCM317 Composition 3A FCM318 Composition 3A

For contemporary performance students entering Year 2 in 2010

  Semester 1       Semester 2      
Year 1 FCM11x Major Study 1A FCF110 Foundation Audio Ensemble unit FCN120 Foundation Core Studies FCM12x Major Study 1B Elective Ensemble unit FCN210 Intermediate Core Studies
Year 2
2010
FCM215 Performance 2A Music Elective Elective FCH203 Jazz: from Spirituals to Swing or FCM216 Performance 2B FCP204 Contemporary Techniques C Music Elective FCH204 Jazz: from Bop to Contemporary
FCH101 Popular Music & culture
Year 3
2011
FCM315 Performance 3A Music Elective FCP304 Listening, Style & Analysis FCM316 Performance 3B Music Elective FCP305 Music Arranging

For students entering Year 2 in 2010 and wishing to move to the Musicology stream: you will need to transfer to 13K and to complete the degree take the following

  Semester 1       Semester 2
Year 1 FCM11xMajor Study 1A Elective FCT110 Tonal Theory or Music Ensemble unit FCC120 or FCN120 Foundation Core Studies FCM12x Major Study 1B Elective

FCT220 Advanced Theory of Music Ensemble unit

FCC 210 or FCN210 Intermediate Core Studies
Year 2
2010
FCH201 Music from 1700-1880 Elective: European Language/English/ History & Classics/ Philosophy unit Music Elective or FCP201 Harmony & Analysis A* FCH203 Jazz: from Spirituals to Swing FCM22x Major Study 2B Elective: European Language/English/ History & Classics/ Philosophy unit Music Elective or FCP202 Harmony & Analysis B* FCH204 Jazz: from Bop to Contemporary
Year 3 FCH301 Early Music Studies Music Elective FCP303 Post Tonal Techniques FCH302 Trends in Music Research Music Elective FCP301 Music SInce 1950
*Students who did not take FCT110 and FCT220 in year 1 will need to take FCP201 and FCP202 in year 2; other students may take a music elective

For classical peformance & composition students entering Year 3 in 2010

  Semester 1       Semester 2      
Year 1 FCM11xMajor Study 1A Elective FCT110 Tonal Theory FCC120Foundation Core Studies FCM12x Major Study 1B Elective FCT220 Advanced Theory FCC210Intermediate Core Studies
Year 2 FCM21x Major Study 2A FCE21x Ensemble Unit FCT230 Form & Analysis FCC220 Advanced Core Studies FCM22x Major Study 2B FCE2xx Ensemble Unit Elective FCH Music History Unit
Year 3
2010
FCM315 Performance 3A* or FCH201 Music from 1700-1880 Music Elective FCM316 Performance 3B* or Music History unit: FCHor FCP level 200.300 unit Music Elective
FCM317 Composition 3A* FCM318 Composition 3B*
*Musicology majors replace FCM315 & FCM316 or FCM317 & FCM318 with FCH301 Early Music Studiesand FCH302 Trends in Music Research
For contemporary peformance students entering Year 3 in 2010
  Semester 1       Semester 2      
Year 1 FCM11xMajor Study 1A FCF110 Foundation Audio FCT110 Tonal Theory FCN120Foundation Core Studies FCM12xMajor Study 1B Elective FCT220 Advanced Theory FCN210Intermediate Core Studies
Year 2 FCM21x Major Study 2A FCE21x Ensemble Unit FCT230 Form & Analysis FCN220Advanced Core Studies FCM22xMajor Study 2B FCE2xx Ensemble Unit Elective FCH Music History Unit
Year 3
2010
FCM315 Performance 3A* FCH203 Jazz: from Spirituals to Swing or Music Elective FCM316 Performance 3B* FCH204 Jazz: from Bop to Contemporary Music Elective
FCH101 Popular Music & culture
*Musicology majors replace FCM315 & FCM316 with FCH301 Early Music Studiesand FCH302 Trends in Music Research

FYI:

  • For theFCM11x Major Study 1Aunit students should enrol in one of the following: FCM110 Orchestral Instruments 1A, FCM111 Keyboard 1A, FCM112 Guitar 1A, FCM113 Voice 1A or FCM114 Composition 1A. In the next unit of study an FCM110 student will enrol in FCM120 Orchestral Instruments 1B, an FCM111 Keyboard 1A will enrol in FCM121 Keyboard and so on.
  • Students wishing to complete the degree in the Musicology stream complete 4 units of FCM study (levels 100 and 200) and replace the level 300 FCM units with FCH301 Early Music Studies and FCH302 Trends in Music Research. NB: These are in addition to the three required FCH Music History units.
  • The link to unit descriptors for the FCM and FCE codes take you to the first of each of these units - (ie. FCM110 Orchestral Instruments 1A and FCE210 Orchestra A - links to the other Major Study and Ensemble codes appear immediately below
  • Contemporary Stream Majors are required to enrol in FCF110 Foundation Audio as their year 1, semester 1 elective;
  • Classical Voice Majors are required to enrol in FCB217 Diction as their year 1, semester 1 elective;
  • Composition Majors are required to enrol in FCB118 Music Typesetting as their year 1, semester 1 elective
  • Contemporary Stream Majors take the FCN coded Core Studies units; Classical and Composition Majors take the FCC coded Core Studies Units

Personal study planner

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For further advice regarding the Bachelor of Music students should contact Mr Alistair Dobson or Ms Shan Deng

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