Courses & Units

Music Skills B FCG102


This unit has been discontinued.


Enrolment subject to quota


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 further understanding of the principles of pitch organisation of tonal music, and principles of metric organisation.  Through the establishment of a working understanding of the characteristics of music undertaken in Music Skills A, students will continue to advance their theoretical skills in reading and writing, and further develop 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 B
Unit code FCG102
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 and casual staff

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart 5 Week Session Sep Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
5 Week Session Sep 24/8/2020 31/8/2020 27/9/2020 27/9/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 100101

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.



FCG101 or by approval of the coordinator


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.

Booktopia textbook links

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