Rudiments of Music

    Course details

    • Code: MUSC.3001
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Music, Tertiary and Vocational Skills
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class110 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will explore the essence of music fundamentals through an investigation of simple music notation, rhythm, pitch and harmony and transfer their new-found abilities to an instrument or voice in a short performance.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate, using writing, reading and practical skills, an understanding of basic music notation;
  2. display and apply an understanding of rhythm in a short performance;
  3. display and apply an understanding of pitch; and display and apply an understanding of basic harmony.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017