Graduate Certificate in Music Studies

Program code

3091

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$11,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree or higher and audition, interview, portfolio
  • Relevant experience and audition, interview, portfolio

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Sunday, 30 June 2019

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Music Studies (GCertMusSt), a student must acquire 40 credit points as prescribed below:

  • complete 40 credit points as specified in the program structure.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Graduate Certificate.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Program options

Students may choose one of the following specialisations:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Composition specialisation  40
OR
Tri 1,2   Conducting specialisation  40
OR
Tri 1,2   Music Studies specialisation  40
OR
Tri 1,2   Performance specialisation  40

Full-time

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7139QCM Performance Study 1  20
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
AND
Tri 1,2   Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective  10
OR
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate free-choice elective  (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: Free-choice elective must be at a postgraduate level.

Part-time

Students must complete 40 credit points over two trimesters from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7139QCM_P1 Performance Study 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1,2 7139QCM_P2 Performance Study 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2   Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective  10
OR
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate free-choice elective  (see Note 2) 10

Note 1: 7139QCM_Y1 must be completed before enrolling in 7139QCM_Y2.
Note 2: Free-choice elective must be at a postgraduate level.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7402QCM Pedagogy Practicum 1  10
Tri 1,2 7871QCM Postgraduate Ensemble  10
Tri 1,2 7449QCM Pedagogy in Practice A (not offered from 2019) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 7549QCM Practical Study 1  10
Tri 1 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10

Full-time

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7549QCM Practical Study 1  10
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1,2   Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective  10
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate free-choice elective  (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: Free-choice elective must be at a postgraduate level.

Part-time

Students must complete 40 credit points over two trimesters from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7549QCM Practical Study 1  10
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1,2   Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective  10
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate free-choice elective  (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: Free-choice elective must be at a postgraduate level.

Full-time

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7139QCM Performance Study 1  20
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1,2   Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective  10
OR
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate free-choice elective  (see Note 1) 10

Note 1: Free choice elective must be at a postgraduate level.

Part-time

Students must complete 40 credit points over two trimesters from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7139QCM_P1 Performance Study 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1,2 7139QCM_P2 Performance Study 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2   Listed Conservatorium postgraduate elective  10
OR
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate free-choice elective  (see Note 2) 10

Note 1: 7139QCM_Y1 must be completed before enrolling in 7139QCM_Y2.
Note 2: Free choice elective must be at a postgraduate level.

Performance (Opera students only)

Full-time

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7139QCM Performance Study 1  20
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1 7121QCM Lyric Diction (see Note 1) 5
Tri 1,2 7132QCM Opera Class (see Note 1) 5

Note 1: Enrolment in this course requires written approval from the Head of Opera Studies.

Performance (Opera students only)

Part-time

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7139QCM_P1 Performance Study 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7139QCM_P2 Performance Study 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7011QCM Introduction to Music Research  10
Tri 1 7121QCM Lyric Diction (see Note 2) 5
Tri 1,2 7132QCM Opera Class (see Note 2) 5

Note 1: 7139QCM_Y1 must be completed before enrolling in 7139QCM_Y2.
Note 2: Enrolment in this course requires written approval from the Head of Opera Studies.

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Music Studies may enrol in a maximum of 10 credit points only from Listed Electives B. All other electives must be chosen from Listed Electives A.

Students in the Master of Music Studies are permitted to enrol in a maximum of 50 credit points only from Listed Electives A. All other electives must be chosen from Listed Electives B.

Listed Electives A

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7022QCM English for Music Studies (see Note 3) 10
Tri 1 7241QCM German for Singers  5
Tri 1 7141QCM Italian for Singers 1  5
Tri 1 7525QCM Postgraduate Project Studies 1  10
Tri 1 7402QCM Pedagogy Practicum 1 (see Note 4) 10
Tri 1 7712QCM ProTools for Musicians  10
Tri 1 7109QCM Sources and Editions (offered in even years only) 10
Tri 1 7811QCM Pedagogy 1 (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 7169QCM Music: Sound and Idea (offered in odd years only) 10
Tri 1 7043QCM Awareness through Movement  10
Tri 1,2 7240QCM Approved Practice  10
Tri 1,2 7871QCM Postgraduate Ensemble (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7131QCM Opera Ensemble  5
Tri 2 7044QCM Accent Method Breathing (see Note 5) 10
Tri 2 7722QCM Virtual Studio Technologies  10
Tri 2 7341QCM French for Singers  5
Tri 2 7821QCM Professional Practice in Pedagogy  10
Tri 2 7041QCM Movement and Stagecraft (see Note 2) 5
Tri 2 7309QCM Interpretation on Record (offered in even years only) 10
Tri 2 7506QCM Music Engraving and Publishing  10

Listed Electives B

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7183QCM Special Topics in Music Theory  10
Tri 1 7511QCM Pedagogy Internship (see Note 4) 10
Tri 1,2 7180QCM Music Research Project  10
Tri 1,2 7526QCM Postgraduate Project Studies 2  10
Tri 1,2 7133QCM Opera Project (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 7801QCM Pedagogy 2  10

Note 1: All postgraduate elective choices require the approval of the Program Director and these courses require special audition or the approval of the Course Convenor.

Note 2: This course is available to Voice students only.

Note 3: This English language course is for International and Non-English Speaking Background Domestic students with approval only.

Note 4: This course is available for Pedagogy students only and requires the approval of the Pedagogy Convenor.

Note 5: Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate vocal/performance or instrumental major or pedagogy program and have a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology.