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THIS PROGRAM IS FOR STUDENTS TRANSFERRING INTO HONOURS FROM PROGRAM 3457 BACHELOR OF MUSIC BACHELOR OF SCIENCE THROUGH A UNSW INTERNAL PROGRAM TRANSFER.

The Dual award degree Bachelor of Music (Honours) Bachelor of Science is a five-year program (full-time).

The Bachelor of Music (Honours) is specifically for high-achieving students already admitted to the Bachelor of Music program. It allows Bachelor of Music students to spend their final year of study completing a research thesis or a practice-based research project and thesis as well as undertaking discipline specific research training through the coursework component.

In addition, you will complete 96 UOC from the BSc degree, including an approved Major (54 to 84 UOC) and other Science courses to a total of 96 UOC.

Campus

Kensington

Study Level

Undergraduate

Typical duration

5 Years

Academic Calendar

3+ Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit

240

Award(s)

Bachelor of Music (Honours) - BMus (Hons)

Bachelor of Science - BSc

UAC Code

N/A

CRICOS Code

085914K

Stand Alone Programs

Click on the link below to find out more about each individual program.

Double Degree Structure

Students must complete 240 UOC.

Bachelor of Music (Honours) (144 UOC)
1. Musicology Core (30 UOC)
2. Musicianship Core (24 UOC)
3. Performance Laboratory Core (36 UOC)
4. Stream Gateway Course (6 UOC)
5. Stream Courses (12 UOC)
6. Research thesis and/or Creative Practice Project (36 UOC)

Bachelor of Science (96 UOC)
1. An approved Bachelor of Science major; and
2. Science elective courses

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Majors

3970 - Science

Majors description.

Students must complete at least one Science major selected from the list below. Students should declare their major prior to commencing Stage 2 courses.

Notes:
1. Students in 4076 Science/Education can only choose from the following majors: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Geography, Mathematics for Education, Pathology, Physics, Physiology. All other majors in 3970 are not permitted.
2.Students are not permitted to take the Bioinformatics major BINFB1 when taking the degree in dual award mode with the Bachelor of Engineering (Bioinformatics) program.

Academic Writing & Language Enhancement

3440 - Music (Honours)

ARTS2050 Academic Writing for the Humanities (6 UOC) and HUMS1005 Personalised English Language Enhancement (6 UOC) can be counted as UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Prescribed Electives or Free Electives.

Performance Ensembles

3440 - Music (Honours)

Bachelor of Music (Honours) students must take part in a required number of the performance ensembles offered by the School.

Specialisation Declaration

3440 - Music (Honours)

You must specify your major at the time of enrolment into Level 2.

Double Counting

3970 - Science

Students cannot complete a minor with the same name as their nominated major, and Level II and III courses cannot be double-counted between majors and minors. More than one minor may be completed subject to the limit on double-counting. Students must declare their minor(s) before their final term.

Sample Double Degree(s)

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Program Fees

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