Music is an integral part of contemporary culture globally. This major investigates histories and contents of music-making, locally and internationally.
Topics include popular music, musical philosophy, musics of the world, musical heritage of the western world, and music in the community.
UC offers a major in Musical Culture as part of the Bachelor of Music.
Musical Culture major
To complete a major in Musical Culture within the Bachelor of Music, you will need to take the following courses throughout the degree:
- 45 points of 300-level MUSA courses
Plus at least one of:
Majoring in Musical Culture will position you well for many vocations. The breadth of understanding you will gain through the degree will provide you with a wide array of skills necessary as a music teacher in schools, music researcher and journalist, festival organiser, arts administrator, and music leader in the community.
Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Music.
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