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ECA311 - Discovering Music B

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:F Phillips
Campus contact:

D Joseph (Burwood (Melbourne))

F Phillips (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.

Waurn Ponds: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week and 1 x 1 hour instrumental practical.

Warrnambool: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week and 1 x 1 hour instrumental practical.

Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.


It is an expectation that students undertake at least 2 hours of self directed instrument practice per week. Students to provide own instrument for practice.


This unit is designed to further develop students' practical skills in keyboard or guitar. Students will also continue their study of percussion performance using both tuned and un-tuned instruments. Music literacy skills will be further developed through a continuing study of music theory and notation, aural perception skills, melodic and harmonic writing and arranging for classroom instruments.

Students will also study the development of Western musical styles through an overview of music history and representative music literature from the early Christian period music to the end of the twentieth century.


20% Theory

30% Practical

50% Project/assignment

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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