Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Carol Williams


Previously coded MUM5040


A survey of European music from medieval times to c.1600. Themes include the impact of the theorist, text and music, sacred versus secular, theory and notation, and written versus oral traditions.


On successful completion of the unit, students should have acquired a general knowledge of the ordering of music developments within the period of investigation and an understanding of historical theories with which critically to evaluate them in a variety of types of historical writing.


Written (9000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hours (2 x 1 hour seminars) per week