Courses & Units

Music Skills A FCG101

This unit has been discontinued.


Subject to enrolment quota


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 will also develop elementary skills in hand-written music notation, in order to demonstrate understanding of the principles of pitch organisation of tonal music, and principles of metric organisation.  They will establish fundamental knowledge of the relationship of notation to musical sound, the study of which will be supported by appropriate aural development through performance and reading exercises.


Unit name Music Skills A
Unit code FCG101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell

Teaching staff

Profile or casual staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 100101

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Teaching Pattern

Online delivery over 5 weeks


2 Musition short quizzes 25%

1 creative assignment 10%

Musition final test 20%

2 Auralia short quizzes 25%

Auralia final test 20%

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Flexible Study Options



Auralia and Musition bundle, purchased from


Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice 8th ed.

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