Researching Australian Music

Course code MUSI2102
Not available in 2015


This elective is designed to introduce the student to Australian Music from the earliest days of the colony to the present times. The course encompasses three main areas of learning: research, analysis and evaluation.


Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2015.

Learning Outcomes

1. An understanding of developments in music in Australia

2. An understanding of the social and cultural context of Australian music over the last 200 years, and the wider, global context

3. Analytical skills

4. Research skills


  1. Series of lectures on Australian Music and its context 1820-2005 encompassing historical and cultural information, as well as analysis of key works
  2. Series of seminars presented by students facilitated by lecturer

Assumed Knowledge


Assessment Items

Journal: Journal

Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments

Presentation: Presentations - Individual 1

Presentation: Presentations - Individual 2

Contact Hours

Newcastle City Precinct


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term