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Early European Music

Undergraduate | UNE-MUSI236 | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Early European Music

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. identify and interpret the main musical conventions and styles in music from the middle ages and early modern period;
    2. demonstrate an understanding of the cultural, technological and aesthetic contexts of music from the middle ages and early modern period;
    3. discuss and evaluate developments in printing, instrument making and vocal pedagogy in Western musical cultures;
    4. develop information literacy and investigative skills relevant to the practice of musicology; and
    5. transcribe, interpret and analyse basic primary and secondary musical sources.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-MUS-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Music

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - Students must have access to desktop music notation typesetting software, e.g., Finale, MuseScore, Sibelius. UNE provides access to Sibelius. It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. Please refer students to link for requirements: For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Diploma in Music

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