Music Notation, Pitch, Harmony & Rhythm

    Course details

    • Code: MUSC.5002
    • Fee: $1,430*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 30
    • EFTS: 0.25
    • Subject: Music
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class150 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

Students will develop capability and application in advanced music notation, pitch, harmony and rhythm to improve instrument performance. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the clear advantages these particular skills give the musician and artist in the pursuit of musical excellence.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. demonstrate and apply knowledge of advanced forms of written musical notation;
  2. demonstrate and apply an advanced knowledge of chord structure and progressions;
  3. demonstrate and apply an advanced knowledge of pitch, harmony and rhythm in music; and
  4. demonstrate advanced capability on a chosen instrument.

*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