Principal Study Double Major 6

Course code MUSI3222
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


This course involves fundamental music studies in a second area of specialisation for students who are expected to be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study. They can study creative production, songwriting, or music in the creative industries and in the case of creative production, they are not enrolled in creative production as an elective. Entrance into the double major is subject to approval by the Program Convenor.


Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 2 - 2015
  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Ability to focus sophisticated techniques, as applicable, in the realisation of a creative and/or performance project specific to chosen practice.

2. Evidence of well-developed individual style and highly sensitive expressive control in the realisation of the creative component of the project.

3. Understanding of their practice/work routine and evidence of its implementation at an advanced level of efficiency.

4. Ability to communicate via their particular medium at a professional level through diverse means, which may include technology.

5. Professional presentation at all levels in a performance/creative project or portfolio.

6. The ability to focus critical thinking and the research process in a creative/performance project and/or portfolio.


The syllabi for this course (for each instrument, voice, creative production and composition) have been designed to provide the student with a structured yet flexible framework within which to develop their skills. Diversity of styles is encouraged. The course outline and related syllabi contain details of course requirements. Students will be assessed throughout the semester according to a list of criteria. These requirements will vary depending on the major strand studied.

  • Students will receive individual and/or group classes and technical classes as appropriate to their chosen practice.
  • Students will participate in performance practice and/or presentation classes


This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts programs.

Assumed Knowledge

MUSI3201. Students should have completed (or be concurrently enrolled in) MUSI3202.

Assessment Items

Practical Demonstration: Technical Work

Written Assignment: Learning Reflections

Presentation: Performance Practice/Presentation

Performance: Final Performance

Contact Hours

Newcastle City Precinct


Face to Face On Campus 1.75 hour(s) per Week for 2 Weeks

Tutorial - Individual and/or group classes: 45 minutes (0.75 hours) per week Tutorial - Techniques class: 1 hour per week


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

Workshop - Performance practice/ presentation class: 1 hour per week