Bachelor of Musical Arts (13N)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

Overview  2020

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 3 Years, up to a maximum of 7 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Please refer to our full list of available courses in Art, Music and Theatre.

We are no longer taking applications for this course (13N) as from 2018.

Continuing students in this course, refer to the archived page link above for the year you commenced.

Course structure


In the Bachelor of Musical Arts, students choose a major, a minor, 4 degree electives, 2 breadth units and 6 student electives. The degree consists of a total of 24 units comprising:

  • A major of 8 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate, 4 advanced units
  • A minor of 4 units: 2 introductory, 2 intermediate units
  • Four degree electives: two must be introductory and two at any level (to meet the overall requirements of the minimum and maximum level of units for the whole degree). For example, if you choose 2 advanced level degree electives in year 2 of the degree, you need to enrol in 2 student electives at intermediate level.
  • Two breadth units: 1 introductory, and 1 introductory/intermediate/advanced level unit
  • Six student electives: units which may be chosen from this or any other subject area within the University, provided they meet the unit level requirements for the degree (see next point below), unit pre-requisites and quotas.

Unit level requirements for the degree are:

  • between 8-10 units at introductory level,
  • 6-10 units at intermediate level, and
  • 6-10 units at advanced level

Choose 1 major from the following list:

Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

This unit introduces students to the skills required for successful performance in ensemble music. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise and development of an effective methodology for the preparation and practice required to facilitate professional behaviour and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of Ensemble Skills 1. In the second semester students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal that details the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Designed to explore the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice, this unit encompasses the undertaking of thorough pre-rehearsal preparation as well as an intensive rehearsal process leading to (at least) two full presentations of prepared material.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

This unit explores a systematic elaboration of ideas and skills introduced in the previous unit with additional emphases in exploring the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice. The work of the unit focuses on developing consistency…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work begun in the first year of study. In the second year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the second year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3
Choose 4 advanced units from the following list:

This unit emphasises higher-level skills in interpretation and the ability to demonstrate understanding of professional music performance practices. At this level the requisite skills in establishing critical internal balance is the priority learning outcome in the rehearsal process as evidenced…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with further practical study of higher-level skills in interpretation and the ability to demonstrate understanding of professional music performance practices. At this level the requisite skills in establishing critical internal balance is the priority learning outcome…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the third year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire in each unit undertaken at this level. Conservatorium students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the third year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire in each unit undertaken at this level. Conservatorium students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the third year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire in each unit undertaken at this level. Conservatorium students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the third year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire in each unit undertaken at this level. Conservatorium students…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Chamber Music A provides students with opportunities to develop the skills required for progressive participation in an advanced-level ensemble. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise to develop collaborative interpretative and presentation skills for the performance of standard…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit continues the work developed in Chamber Music 3A. The unit provides students the opportunity for further development the skills required for progressive participation in an advanced-level ensemble. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise to develop…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students commencing in 2017
Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream). Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3
Compulsory advanced units

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream). Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will be introduced to leadership within their creative practice through a variety of activities. Students will engage in guided project/ensemble development as well as unsupervised workshops in which leadership will be developed through music direction, repertoire…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will further develop their leadership skills within their creative practice through a variety of activities. Students will engage in guided project/ensemble development as well as unsupervised workshops in which music leadership will be further developed through…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students who commenced 2016 or earlier
Year 1
Compulsory introductory units
Note: From 2017 FCA111 and FCA112 replace the introductory units FCJ117 and FCJ118 for this major. If you require assistance with your study plan, please contact arts.faculty@utas.edu.au.

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream). Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 3
Compulsory advanced units

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level.Using industry standard audio design tools,…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

This unit surveys role of music in popular culture through a consideration of musical style and cultural function, covering genres of popular music from the mid nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century. Musical genres will be studied where possible from the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on music and its relationship with culture, power and religion in Europe from the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The unit aims to provide students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of major…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Practical interventions employing arts-based activities, including music, theatre, dance and visual arts, are increasingly being employed nationally and internationally to improve mood and well-being, physical activity and cognitive processing for people with dementia. Arts-based programs have also been shown to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide an introduction to existing evidence-based research on the benefits of engagement with the arts in ageing, and strategies to mitigate risk factors for dementia employing creativity. The unit offers opportunities for students to undertake creative tasks…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Enrol in 25 credit points at intermediate level as specified below:
Enrol in compulsory unit:

This unit examines the role that music has played in the Western Church from the pre‐Reformation period to the present day. Focusing on specific topics, it considers a range of musical styles and usages that have developed in response to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Enrol in one of the following units:

Ever wonder why that tune gets stuck in your head, or when you listen to your favourite song your foot starts tapping, or why it’s easier to remember the words of a song when you sing the tune? What’s the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

From David Bowie to Bruno Mars, Eurovision to K-Pop, Afro to Hip-Hop, are more rapid and fluid forms of global connectivity shaping our cultural identity, or do we make culture, identity, and meaning somehow through popular music?This unit explores our…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3
Choose 4 advanced units (or 50 credit poiints) from the following list:

This unit allows students to undertake a detailed investigation of selected topics associated with manuscript materials, notational and performance practices of music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Consideration of the aesthetic principles and creative philosophies that have shaped music since World War II to the present day, focussing on influential composers, works and techniques.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides a study of the major styles and genres of music from the beginning of the Christian era to the Baroque in the context of the influential composers and sociopolitical forces that shaped stylistic change.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Music Seminar is designed to encourage self-motivated cognitive inquiry into problems encountered in music through research. The unit provides an opportunity for retrospective synthesis and refinement of communication skills preparatory to postgraduate study.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

A consideration of recent developments in musicological research spanning areas as diverse as historical performance practice, aesthetics, historical musicology, music therapy, music sociology, physiology of performance, popular music and the application of critical theory. This study will provide skills and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the development of musical notation and the issues associated with performance practice of music from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century, including interpretation of manuscript sources and modern editorial practices. This unit is a prerequisite for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students commencing in 2017
Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

Music Materials 1 introduces students to the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonic harmony, reading skills and aural skills. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation through reading and written exercises.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 2 continues study of the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonicism, and introduces chromatic harmony through reading, written exercises and aural skills. The study of musical forms will be introduced through contextual and theoretical analysis…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of the unit is to develop musicianship through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and historical and social context.Students will engage in a variety of activities aimed at contextualising the theoretical and practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 1. It is the second in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce applied music theory and contextual study of popular music styles. You will become familiar with fundamental concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops students' understanding of applied music theory in context of popular music styles. Students will continue to explore concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

Music Materials 3 continues study of the materials of music through the study of harmony and form of the 19th-century through reading skills, contextual and theoretical analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 4 continues study of the materials of music through the study of music of the 20th and 21st centuries, through reading skills, contextual analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 2. 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…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 3. It is the fourth in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation, aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces arranging for small ensembles in a popular music context. You will apply musical knowledge acquired in Applied Popular Music Theory 1 and 2 to produce arrangements of new and / or existing work. You will analyse, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops your understanding of arranging in a popular music context. You will continue to explore and apply idiomatic approaches to voice leading, instrumentation, rhythm, harmony, melody and structure to produce arrangements of new and / or existing…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 3

Choose 4 advanced units from the following list:

Orchestration introduces the study of instruments of the standard symphony orchestra. The unit will develop competence at writing for instrumental combinations, develop effective and creative strategies to support the musical goals of specific orchestration and/or arranging projects, and refine instrumentation…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Provides students with an ability to convey the mechanics of beat patterns, expressive facial, hand and body gestures. The unit focuses on score study, preparation and the interpretive skills necessary for score analysis and conveyance. It also provides students with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to composing for visual and interactive media with sampled instruments and synthesizers. Students will be introduced to theory and concepts underpinning composing for these media; and will realise short compositional briefs using MIDI sequencing software.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit continues to develop students' skills in composing for visual and interactive media. Students will explore more complex examples of composing for these media and will realise compositional briefs using MIDI sequencing software.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with an overview of the developmental characteristics of learners and music learning in a one-to-one or small group instrumental/vocal setting. Students develop an understanding of a range of teaching, learning and assessment theories and methodologies relevant…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit develops the skills required for the practice of group arranging and composing for small jazz and popular music ensembles. Techniques for composition and arranging will be examined through significant jazz and popular musical works for small ensembles. These…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit builds on the knowledge gained in FCP31X and continues to develop the skills required for the practice of group arranging and composing with a focus on large jazz and popular music ensembles. Techniques for composition and arranging will…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students who commenced in 2016 or earlier
Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

Music Materials 1 introduces students to the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonic harmony, reading skills and aural skills. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation through reading and written exercises.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 2 continues study of the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonicism, and introduces chromatic harmony through reading, written exercises and aural skills. The study of musical forms will be introduced through contextual and theoretical analysis…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of the unit is to develop musicianship through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and historical and social context.Students will engage in a variety of activities aimed at contextualising the theoretical and practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 1. It is the second in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce applied music theory and contextual study of popular music styles. You will become familiar with fundamental concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops students' understanding of applied music theory in context of popular music styles. Students will continue to explore concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

Music Materials 3 continues study of the materials of music through the study of harmony and form of the 19th-century through reading skills, contextual and theoretical analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 4 continues study of the materials of music through the study of music of the 20th and 21st centuries, through reading skills, contextual analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques B. It is the fourth in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation, aural and keyboard…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with skills required to produce and arrange music in a commercial setting. Students will build on knowledge acquired in Contemporary Techniques B and learn methods for writing simple arrangements for commercial music. This subject will, through…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 3
Choose 4 advanced units from the following list:

Orchestration introduces the study of instruments of the standard symphony orchestra. The unit will develop competence at writing for instrumental combinations, develop effective and creative strategies to support the musical goals of specific orchestration and/or arranging projects, and refine instrumentation…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Provides students with an ability to convey the mechanics of beat patterns, expressive facial, hand and body gestures. The unit focuses on score study, preparation and the interpretive skills necessary for score analysis and conveyance. It also provides students with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with an overview of the developmental characteristics of learners and music learning in a one-to-one or small group instrumental/vocal setting. Students develop an understanding of a range of teaching, learning and assessment theories and methodologies relevant…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Consideration of the aesthetic principles and creative philosophies that have shaped music since World War II to the present day, focussing on influential composers, works and techniques.…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Post-Tonal Techniques introduces the music from approximately 1900 through study of the various 'schools' of musical composition during the twentieth century and beyond. Students will examine elements of pitch, rhythm, form, harmony and texture from twentieth-century repertoire and develop written…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Listening, Style and Analysis enables detailed inquiry into selected key figures, musical structures and concepts that have developed within the established traditions of Jazz and improvised music. The contribution, style, approach and realised sound of selected musical figures will be…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the skills required for the modern practice of group arranging for contemporary jazz ensembles. The unit provides students with an extended understanding of instrument ranges and timbres associated with particular instrument blending. Implementation of correct nomenclature for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the core principles underpinning the Music Entertainment Industry in the 21st Century and its effect in mediating entertainment commodities through global business practices. Specific issues to be examined include multidistribution strategies for online media services; including digital…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Choose 1 minor from the following list:

Students commencing in 2017
Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream). Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students who commenced in 2016 or earlier
Year 1

Compulsory introductory units

Note: From 2017 FCA111 and FCA112 replace the introductory units FCJ117 and FCJ118 for this major. If you require assistance with your study plan, please contact arts.faculty@utas.edu.au.

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream). Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:Individual lessonsClasses…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2

Compulsory intermediate units

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

This unit surveys role of music in popular culture through a consideration of musical style and cultural function, covering genres of popular music from the mid nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century. Musical genres will be studied where possible from the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on music and its relationship with culture, power and religion in Europe from the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The unit aims to provide students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of major…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Practical interventions employing arts-based activities, including music, theatre, dance and visual arts, are increasingly being employed nationally and internationally to improve mood and well-being, physical activity and cognitive processing for people with dementia. Arts-based programs have also been shown to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide an introduction to existing evidence-based research on the benefits of engagement with the arts in ageing, and strategies to mitigate risk factors for dementia employing creativity. The unit offers opportunities for students to undertake creative tasks…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Enrol in 25cp at intermediate level as specified below:
Enrol in compulsory unit:

This unit examines the role that music has played in the Western Church from the pre‐Reformation period to the present day. Focusing on specific topics, it considers a range of musical styles and usages that have developed in response to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Enrol in one of the following units:

Ever wonder why that tune gets stuck in your head, or when you listen to your favourite song your foot starts tapping, or why it’s easier to remember the words of a song when you sing the tune? What’s the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

From David Bowie to Bruno Mars, Eurovision to K-Pop, Afro to Hip-Hop, are more rapid and fluid forms of global connectivity shaping our cultural identity, or do we make culture, identity, and meaning somehow through popular music?This unit explores our…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students commencing in 2017
Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

Music Materials 1 introduces students to the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonic harmony, reading skills and aural skills. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation through reading and written exercises.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 2 continues study of the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonicism, and introduces chromatic harmony through reading, written exercises and aural skills. The study of musical forms will be introduced through contextual and theoretical analysis…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of the unit is to develop musicianship through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and historical and social context.Students will engage in a variety of activities aimed at contextualising the theoretical and practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 1. It is the second in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce applied music theory and contextual study of popular music styles. You will become familiar with fundamental concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops students' understanding of applied music theory in context of popular music styles. Students will continue to explore concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2

Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

Music Materials 3 continues study of the materials of music through the study of harmony and form of the 19th-century through reading skills, contextual and theoretical analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 4 continues study of the materials of music through the study of music of the 20th and 21st centuries, through reading skills, contextual analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 2. 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…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 3. It is the fourth in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation, aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces arranging for small ensembles in a popular music context. You will apply musical knowledge acquired in Applied Popular Music Theory 1 and 2 to produce arrangements of new and / or existing work. You will analyse, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops your understanding of arranging in a popular music context. You will continue to explore and apply idiomatic approaches to voice leading, instrumentation, rhythm, harmony, melody and structure to produce arrangements of new and / or existing…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students who commenced in 2016 or earlier
Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

Music Materials 1 introduces students to the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonic harmony, reading skills and aural skills. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation through reading and written exercises.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 2 continues study of the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonicism, and introduces chromatic harmony through reading, written exercises and aural skills. The study of musical forms will be introduced through contextual and theoretical analysis…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of the unit is to develop musicianship through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and historical and social context.Students will engage in a variety of activities aimed at contextualising the theoretical and practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 1. It is the second in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce applied music theory and contextual study of popular music styles. You will become familiar with fundamental concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops students' understanding of applied music theory in context of popular music styles. Students will continue to explore concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

Music Materials 3 continues study of the materials of music through the study of harmony and form of the 19th-century through reading skills, contextual and theoretical analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 4 continues study of the materials of music through the study of music of the 20th and 21st centuries, through reading skills, contextual analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

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,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques B. It is the fourth in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation, aural and keyboard…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with skills required to produce and arrange music in a commercial setting. Students will build on knowledge acquired in Contemporary Techniques B and learn methods for writing simple arrangements for commercial music. This subject will, through…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list (i.e. a total of 25%):

This unit introduces students to the skills required for successful performance in ensemble music. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise and development of an effective methodology for the preparation and practice required to facilitate professional behaviour and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of Ensemble Skills 1. In the second semester students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal that details the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Designed to explore the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice, this unit encompasses the undertaking of thorough pre-rehearsal preparation as well as an intensive rehearsal process leading to (at least) two full presentations of prepared material.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list (i.e. a total of 25%):

This unit explores a systematic elaboration of ideas and skills introduced in the previous unit with additional emphases in exploring the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice. The work of the unit focuses on developing consistency…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work begun in the first year of study. In the second year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the second year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students commencing in 2017
Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

Introduces the essential concepts of audio design as they relate to live and recorded music. Students develop an understanding of signal path, microphone selection and placement, attenuation and gain structure, leads and basic wiring, integrated and component PA systems, crossovers…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studio Musicianship introduces and connects students to the essential technologies, terminologies and practices associated with an industry standard contemporary recording environment from the perspective of the musician. Students will be required to analyse, participate in and produce a variety of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to specialist knowledge in recording and sound reinforcement techniques. Students will explore the practical application of sound reinforcement and recording technology in context of key artists, genres and technical developments. Students will analyse, synthesise and apply…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

This unit requires the student to draw extensively on the knowledge and skill base established in Recording and Sound Reinforcement and requires the students to focus on the development of industry-standard project-based applications of advanced audio post-production techniques for TV,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to creative strategies for producing new musical work with digital technology. Using Ableton Live, students will work through a series of strategies and processes for creating, developing, finishing and performing new work.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops students understanding of recording technique and introduces specialist knowledge in mixing and mastering. Students will explore all stages of recording production from conception to delivery of a final product to market. Students will be introduced to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students who commenced in 2016 or earlier
Year 1
Choose 2 introductory units from the following list:

Introduces the essential concepts of audio design as they relate to live and recorded music. Students develop an understanding of signal path, microphone selection and placement, attenuation and gain structure, leads and basic wiring, integrated and component PA systems, crossovers…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Studio Musicianship introduces and connects students to the essential technologies, terminologies and practices associated with an industry standard contemporary recording environment from the perspective of the musician. Students will be required to analyse, participate in and produce a variety of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to specialist knowledge in recording and sound reinforcement techniques. Students will explore the practical application of sound reinforcement and recording technology in context of key artists, genres and technical developments. Students will analyse, synthesise and apply…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Year 2
Choose 2 intermediate units from the following list:

This unit introduces students to specialist knowledge in recording and sound reinforcement techniques. Students will explore the practical application of sound reinforcement and recording technology in context of key artists, genres and technical developments. Students will analyse, synthesise and apply…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit requires the student to draw extensively on the knowledge and skill base established in Recording and Sound Reinforcement and requires the students to focus on the development of industry-standard project-based applications of advanced audio post-production techniques for TV,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students commencing in 2017: Students who wish to enrol in the Music Technology major and Performance minor will need to seek approval from the Coordinator of Classical Performance or Coordinator of Contemporary Music regarding entry to the Performance minor, and then seek assistance from Arts Student Central to enrol in the units for the minor. Please contact arts.faculty@utas.edu.au or phone 6226 7814 for more information.

Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this first unit the primary focus is on effective practice: in practice the performer must…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this second unit students build upon the performing methodologies established in the earlier unit. Repertoire…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this third unit is again on effective practice: at the second year level, the study…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this fourth unit students build upon the performing methodologies established in the earlier units. Repertoire…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students commencing in 2017: Students who wish to enrol in the Music Technology major and Composition minor will need to seek approval from the Coordinator of Composition and assistance from Arts Student Central to enrol in the units for the Composition minor. Please contact arts.faculty@utas.edu.au or phone 6226 7814 for more information.

Year 1
Compulsory introductory units

Composition 1A introduces students to study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you are assigned a sequence of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice'…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 1B continues students' first-year study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you are assigned a sequence of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice'…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Year 2
Compulsory intermediate units

Composition 2A continues study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you will complete a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice' through the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 2B continues study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you will complete a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice' through the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Degree Electives

Students choose two (2) units from the following list:

This unit introduces students to specialist writing styles and conventions relevant to their creative practice. This unit will prepare students to engage in music analysis, criticism, and research, as well as writing for other professional contexts. These may include:music criticism…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to business practices relevant to musical enterprise. This unit will prepare students to navigate physical and digital markets and revenue streams for products and services in the Australian and International music industries. This unit will also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will introduce applied music theory and contextual study of popular music styles. You will become familiar with fundamental concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit further develops students' understanding of applied music theory in context of popular music styles. Students will continue to explore concepts of rhythm, melody and harmony through practical demonstration of their relationship to relevant works and genres.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The purpose of the unit is to develop musicianship through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and historical and social context.Students will engage in a variety of activities aimed at contextualising the theoretical and practical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques 1. It is the second in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation aural skills, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit introduces students to the skills required for successful performance in ensemble music. The content focuses on the building of ensemble expertise and development of an effective methodology for the preparation and practice required to facilitate professional behaviour and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work of Ensemble Skills 1. In the second semester students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal that details the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Designed to explore the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice, this unit encompasses the undertaking of thorough pre-rehearsal preparation as well as an intensive rehearsal process leading to (at least) two full presentations of prepared material.…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Introduces the essential concepts of audio design as they relate to live and recorded music. Students develop an understanding of signal path, microphone selection and placement, attenuation and gain structure, leads and basic wiring, integrated and component PA systems, crossovers…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Music Skills A introduces students to the study of the fundamental materials of tonal music and music literacy through the study of notation and reading skills. Students will develop fluency in reading music notation, through written and performance-based exercises. They…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Hobart5 Week Session Nov

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Skills B continues study of the fundamental materials of tonal music and music literacy through the study of notation and reading skills. Students will demonstrate fluency in music notation and reading, through written and performance-based exercises. Students will demonstrate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Hobart5 Week Session Sep

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit focuses on music and its relationship with culture, power and religion in Europe from the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The unit aims to provide students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of major…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit begins the development of students’ professional practice in the independent music industries. Students will engage in project-based learning activities pertaining to the performance, recording, promotion, and distribution of original musical works. The unit introduces students to fundamental concepts…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the understanding gained in FCI101 Music Industry Project 1. This unit continues the development of students’ professional practice in the independent music industries. Students will engage in project-based learning activities pertaining to the performance, recording, promotion,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Studio Musicianship introduces and connects students to the essential technologies, terminologies and practices associated with an industry standard contemporary recording environment from the perspective of the musician. Students will be required to analyse, participate in and produce a variety of…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this first unit the primary focus is on effective practice: in practice the performer must…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this second unit students build upon the performing methodologies established in the earlier unit. Repertoire…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 1A introduces students to study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you are assigned a sequence of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice'…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 1B continues students' first-year study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you are assigned a sequence of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice'…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Music Materials 1 introduces students to the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonic harmony, reading skills and aural skills. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation through reading and written exercises.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Music Materials 2 continues study of the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonicism, and introduces chromatic harmony through reading, written exercises and aural skills. The study of musical forms will be introduced through contextual and theoretical analysis…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the second of two units aimed at providing an intensive course of study in music performance, designed to build your technical skills and musical expression. A wide range of styles and idioms will be included. Regular, detailed…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Provides a course of vocal, instrumental or compositional study, covering both technique and repertoire. Composition students will be guided in the development of an individual style of composition in a variety of musical genres. A program of study will be…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is the first of two units aimed at providing an intensive course of study in music performance or composition designed to build skills to allow a successful audition into the Bachelor of Music Degree or the Bachelor of…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide an introduction to existing evidence-based research on the benefits of engagement with the arts in ageing, and strategies to mitigate risk factors for dementia employing creativity. The unit offers opportunities for students to undertake creative tasks…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Practical interventions employing arts-based activities, including music, theatre, dance and visual arts, are increasingly being employed nationally and internationally to improve mood and well-being, physical activity and cognitive processing for people with dementia. Arts-based programs have also been shown to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students choose two (2) units from the following list:

This unit aims to provide students with a range of information and associated skills related to the improvisational expression of musical ideas. There will be an emphasis on immediacy of realisation through a range of situations and experiences where improvisation…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Complementary study is taken in either year two or year three as a specifically designed investigation to support the major study. The investigation is self-directed once the outline of the project has been agreed to by the Head of School.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores a systematic elaboration of ideas and skills introduced in the previous unit with additional emphases in exploring the procedural and artistic elements embedded within professional music performance practice. The work of the unit focuses on developing consistency…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartFull Year Period

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit continues the work begun in the first year of study. In the second year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart 'book'/journal…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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This unit continues the work of the earlier Ensemble Skills units. In the second year students consolidate the processes already introduced through the research, practice, preparation and performance of new repertoire. Conservatorium students are expected to keep a rehearsal chart…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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Students enrolling in this unit attend a two-week Summer Orchestral Institute program and participate in a variety of activities designed to provide intensive pre-professional training in orchestral practice. The program consists of intensive cycles of orchestral rehearsals, workshops, masterclasses, individual…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students enrolling in this unit attend a two-week Summer Orchestral Institute program and participate in a variety of activities designed to provide intensive pre-professional training in orchestral practice. The program consists of intensive cycles of orchestral rehearsals, workshops, masterclasses, individual…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The Music Technology major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of what is required for musical expression utilising music technology, as well as how and why this might be achieved, at a professional level. Using industry standard audio design…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit considers of the notion of classicism and romanticism, and the political, social and philosophical background of the period. Topics will focus on major composers and the evolution of musical styles as well as the reasons why the music…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the essential developments in Western art music from the mid-nineteenth century to just after the second World War. Music, musicians and the work of composers as Strauss, Bartok, Debussy, Stravinsky, Hindemith, Messiaen et al. are referenced with…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit begins an investigation into jazz and its evolution over the past century. The study in this unit commences with the use of spirituals and continues through to the swing era. The content of the unit highlights the musicians…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit continues the investigation into the area of jazz and its evolution over the past century. The focus of this unit's study commences with bop of the 1960s through to the popular styles of today, with attention given to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines the role that music has played in the Western Church from the pre‐Reformation period to the present day. Focusing on specific topics, it considers a range of musical styles and usages that have developed in response to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in FCI102 Music Industry Project 2. This unit continues the development of students’ professional practice in the independent music industries. Students will engage in project-based learning activities pertaining to the performance,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in FCI201 Music Industry Project 3. This unit continues the development of students’ professional practice in the independent music industries. Students will engage in project-based learning activities pertaining to the performance,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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This unit introduces students to specialist knowledge in recording and sound reinforcement techniques. Students will explore the practical application of sound reinforcement and recording technology in context of key artists, genres and technical developments. Students will analyse, synthesise and apply…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit requires the student to draw extensively on the knowledge and skill base established in Recording and Sound Reinforcement and requires the students to focus on the development of industry-standard project-based applications of advanced audio post-production techniques for TV,…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2

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Composition 2A continues study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you will complete a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice' through the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Composition 2B continues study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you will complete a folio of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice' through the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this third unit is again on effective practice: at the second year level, the study…

Credit Points: 12.5

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The performance major is devoted to developing the student's awareness of how, why and what is required for musical expression at the practitioner level. In this fourth unit students build upon the performing methodologies established in the earlier units. Repertoire…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Music Materials 3 continues study of the materials of music through the study of harmony and form of the 19th-century through reading skills, contextual and theoretical analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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Music Materials 4 continues study of the materials of music through the study of music of the 20th and 21st centuries, through reading skills, contextual analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their understanding of…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2

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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,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit builds on the skills and understanding gained in Contemporary Techniques B. It is the fourth in a sequence of units that develop essential musicianship skills through the study of jazz and contemporary music theory, notation, aural and keyboard…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with skills required to produce and arrange music in a commercial setting. Students will build on knowledge acquired in Contemporary Techniques B and learn methods for writing simple arrangements for commercial music. This subject will, through…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Student Electives

Student electives are your choice of units from any study area across the University, subject to meeting relevant requisites. You will find the Student Elective schedule in your Study Plan in your eStudent.  If you need assistance please contact Arts Student Central, email Arts.Faculty@utas.edu.au 

Breadth Units

Students are required to complete 2 Breadth Units comprising 1 at Introductory level and 1 at any level provided the unit level requirement is met for the overall degree.

Contemporary media is saturated with images of extreme weather events, hunger, poverty, conflict, pollution, austerity, and financial crisis. Mounting evidence suggests the 21st century will be defined by unprecedented challenges related to environmental instability, economic inequality and risks to social…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Do you want to make a difference to something in the world you care about? Would you like some time and space to consider, develop and test your approaches in a safe environment, supported by experts? Following Bruce Mau's 'design…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2

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The challenge of ensuring adequate food production and equitable access to food for a diverse human population in the 21st century is crucial and profoundly complex. This unit helps you contribute to meeting this challenge. The interdisciplinary skills and knowledge…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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Become better prepared to deal with the variety of culturally challenging situations you will encounter in whichever part of the world you live and work. Develop an appreciation of the personal and professional benefits which come from being more culturally…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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This unit aims to teach the fundamentals of good reasoning. You will learn how to construct, analyse, and critically evaluate arguments; how to identify and avoid common errors in reasoning; how to think logically and well; and how to communicate…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 1

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Consider yourself an ethical individual? Think you understand what is meant by social responsibility? We all know that ethical and value driven leaders are required in society and what this unit will do is challenge your current thinking and ask…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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Asia and Australia: Bound by Sea takes an innovative approach to exploring connections and engagement between Australia and various places in Asia by focusing on the movement of peoples, materials, technology, resources, ideas and aspirations to demonstrate the sea's ongoing…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Who owns art: the artist, the purchaser or the culture that it represents? How does art reflect our cultural identity? Why is art a priority victim of war, invasion and the black market?Students undertaking this breadth unit will examine art,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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Ever thought of yourself as one in a million? Universities Australia notes that in 2017 Australia has more than one million students enrolled in Universities across the country. That is more than one million potential graduates entering the workforce over…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2
HobartIntensive Session Jan B
HobartIntensive Session Jun

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In the modern world we must often make decisions under uncertainty, weighing up our options in the face of incomplete (and often conflicting) information. In this unit we examine the problems of evaluating evidence, forming beliefs, and making decisions based…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2

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This breadth unit will delve into rocks, oceans and working of human society to explore the massive impact humans are having on the world we live in. Life on Earth has nearly been extinguished five times since the explosion of…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2

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This unit uses the theoretical concept of 'Lifeworlds' to frame an exploration of the life worlds of Indigenous peoples globally: across cultural, social being and doing of Indigenous peoples at the local (palawa/pakana)Tasmania, national (Noongar), Western Australia and international (Navajo…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of German. While a key goal of this unit is the acquisition of communication skills in German, the unit centres on the study of the lives, interests…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Japanese. This unit has an emphasis on the interactive use of the Japanese language. It develops competence in basic spoken and written Japanese. The unit also…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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This unit will explore the interlinked scientific, technical, environmental, economic, social and political factors that have shaped society's energy usage and which will impact on future energy policy and decision making.Energy science, technology, usage and energy policy affect almost all…

Credit Points: 12.5

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HobartSemester 2

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Latin lies at the foundation of the Humanities and Sciences. With Latin we are able to engage with principal thinkers such as Cicero and Seneca, and with seminal poets like Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, whose writing looms large in all…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of Chinese. This introductory unit is for anyone who is interested in the Chinese language and/or has the need to learn Chinese for business or academic purposes.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

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Pulling together the disciplines of sociology, law and complementary medicine this unit is designed for students who want to develop their knowledge in order to understand, debate and critically analyse the use and place of complementary medicines in the modern…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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The swiftly rising prevalence of dementia is one of the most significant health, social and economic issues facing the world. The global challenge of dementia will require innovative solutions to improve the lives of people with dementia and their carers.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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Sports doping is a truly international problem and has a significant impact on today’s society; from cheating, to the politics and ethics of sophisticated doping programs, the enormous bureaucracy and cost of monitoring and prosecuting, along with the impact on…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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This unit gives students the opportunity to build skills essential to crafting and communicating effective arguments. Every academic discipline and profession values the ability to articulate a clear argument and to support it with logical reasons and persuasive evidence. Achieving…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This second-year unit Working with Communities will give students in a range of professional disciplines the skills to work effectively with diverse communities in their professional practice. The focus is on understanding the concept of 'community', cultural differences among, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Cradle CoastWinter school

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This unit introduces students to Big History, with a special focus on Tasmania. Big History is an evolving interdisciplinary field that investigates human history within the historical time scales of geological and biological history. It does so to understand how…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

We live in a world of sciences. From the pure physics of string theory to the applied sociology of interventions, from the study of nanoparticles to broadband strategies. Science, in its various forms, plays an important role in how we…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2

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This unit provides an introduction to the emerging field of 'forensic studies'. While forensic science usually refers to technical and vocational expertise, forensic studies explores the 'forensic sciences' as a social phenomenon.The main emphasis of forensic studies is on providing…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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This unit is focused around the questions about resilience and how we can apply the concept within emergencies and beyond that to other aspects of life. Currently the frequency and scale of emergencies is increasing, eroding the very resilience we…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human Rights are fundamental human rights that are inherent in every individual on the basis of humanity. They are underpinned by concepts of human dignity and the essential equality of all people. This breadth unit takes an inter-disciplinary perspective to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Hobart5 Week Session Feb A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is a Breadth Unit that develops ability to see with fresh eyes, to be able to discern patterns, and to find meaning in our complex world. Participants learn how interpretations can be biased by existing paradigms, and by cultural…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit draws on popular culture texts – such as anime and film – and related discourses from the sciences and the ethico/legal field to investigate and question the fundamentals of being human. Ideas from multiple disciplines - humanities, health…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Hobart5 Week Session Feb A

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Tasmania has a growing reputation as a gourmet paradise, with high quality primary products and a growing fermented food and drink industry. In this unit, students will learn about the full production life cycle for fermented food and drink, from…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)

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This unit introduces students to the world of social research. It answers questions about how to produce knowledge through empirical research, and discusses the methods used to solve practical problems. The unit covers a wide range of social research methodologies…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

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When, if ever, is it morally permissible for a nation to go to war? When is a war illegal? What are the moral limits that nations ought to observe once they are at war? What actions count as war crimes…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The fast-paced development of new digital technologies provides powerful resources for addressing today's social and environmental challenges. Combining the perspectives of business entrepreneurship, regional science and information systems, this breadth unit will uncover the potential of digitally connected social entrepreneurship…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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One Ocean examines all aspects of the ocean to emphasise its interconnectedness: physically, biologically, climatically, culturally and economically for humanity. This unit describes the Earth's ocean as an entity; the roles that it plays in life on Earth and the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Human Rights are fundamental rights that are inherent in every individual on the basis of humanity. They are underpinned by concepts of human dignity and the essential equality of all people. This unit takes an interdisciplinary perspective to the development,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
Hobart5 Week Session Feb A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Continuing students refer to the course page for the year you commenced. New students go to the Art, Music and Theatre for available courses.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2020 Total Course Fee (international students): $0 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $28,000 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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