Unit Set Information

Performance Vet Specialisation

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code VSAAAU

This specialisation is designed for musicians wishing to expand their songwriting, instrumental (including vocal), ensemble and musicianship skills. Students attend classes in songwriting, media performance, history, theory, aural and second study. On completion, a successful music artist would be expected to gain national industry recognition.


This unit set information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

This Vet Specialisation can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at Mount Lawley

Learning Outcomes

Related Careers

Musician, Performance Artist, Composer, Performer, Entertainer

Employment Opportunities

This specialisation is ideally suited for the musician, singer and/or songwriter aiming to sustain a career in the music industry.

Vet Specialisation Structure

Year 1 - Vet Full

Aural 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT602Analyse harmony
Ensemble 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF601Present a music performance
CUAMPF607Lead music rehearsals
CUAMPF507Provide musical leadership in performance
History 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUARES502Critique cultural works
Media Performance
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF602Manage stagecraft aspects of performances
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice
Principal Study
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF603Refine performance techniques and expand repertoire
Songwriting 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMCP601Extend techniques for arranging music
CUAMCP602Extend techniques for composing music
Theory 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT601Analyse music
Studio Skills
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMPF503Perform accompaniment

Year 1 - Semester 1

Copyright 2
Unit Code Unit Title
BSBIPR501Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business

Year 1 - Semester 2

Business Skills 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAMLT502Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice
CUAPPR603Engage in the business of creative practice

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.