Discipline of Music

Introduction to Academic Literacy in Music A


Aim: Introduction to Academic Literacy in Music A equips students with a basic ability to express musical ideas informal spoken and written English; a technical musical vocabulary for musicians; an introduction to academic sources in the music library; and basic skills in bibliographical citation.

Content: Musical terms; speaking about music in English; basic academic terminology; basic skills in interpreting academic discourse; finding sources in the library; creating bibliographies; citation; questioning sources.


Tasks, assignments, orals, debates/discussions and tests (60%), exam (40%)

DP Requirements

Attendance at 80% of lectures and tutorials, as per register, and submission of all assignments