Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


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 offered.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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