Admission to candidature shall be determined by the Head of School on the recommendation of the course coordinator. Except as provided in Rule 3, a candidate for admission to the honours course shall: a hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Education Secondary Music from the University of New England; and b have attained a minimum grade point average of 5. With the approval of the Head of School a person who has fulfilled the requirements of an equivalent AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification of a university or other institution and who meets requirements considered by the school to be equivalent to those specified in Rule 2 b , c , d and e may be admitted to the honours course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Music with Honours. The candidate shall pursue a music topic for which the University can provide adequate supervision. Candidates are referred to the University Policy on Advanced Standing. Advanced standing shall not be granted for the dissertation component. The period of candidature shall be: a one year as a full-time candidate; b up to two years as a part-time candidate. To qualify for the degree a candidate must pass units to the value of 48 credit points comprising: i an advanced course work component to the value of 24 credit points in music research methods, including a minor project relevant to their field of musical endeavour; and ii either a dissertation on a music topic or an exegesis with a major creative output to the value of 24 credit points. A candidate shall complete the Honours course and pass the examinations in their chosen field of musical endeavour.
MUSI111 Encounters in Music
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This program specialises in providing students with comprehensive, creatively focused music training in an online environment. Students build their creative music making skills in songwriting, composition, performance and music technology while developing a thorough knowledge of the historical, cultural and theoretical background of music genres via the study of musicology, ethnomusicology and popular music studies. Additionally, the program fosters advanced musical craft skills in aural and harmony. Graduates of the program are independent, skilled musicians who have established their own creative practices and research methodologies.
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Studying Music will equip you with comprehensive knowledge and skills in performance, composition, ear training, music theory, music technology, music history and music cultures, including popular music. We specialise in flexible and innovative approaches to online music study. Study on campus in Armidale or fully online in your own home, or abroad. Undergraduate courses The majority of undergraduate students at UNE study Music through either the Bachelor of Music 3 years full-time equivalent or the Bachelor of Education Secondary Music 4 years full-time equivalent. Some units may be undertaken in other generalist courses.
Admission Criteria To be eligible for admission to a University of New England course, you are required to satisfy all entry requirements. These may include English language proficiency, unit prerequisites, an entry score e. The Admission Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework Rule published in the UNE Policy Register provides the framework for admission to all undergraduate and postgraduate coursework courses, non-award and cross-institutional study at UNE.