Realise your creative passion with music and visual arts electives that will unleash your imagination and open up inspiring new possibilities within your chosen degree.

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Arts Music Unit, located on the University’s Camperdown Campus, offer an exciting range of electives, which are practical, hands-on and focused on developing your creative, conceptual, theoretical and technical skills in music. Excellent facilities support your learning across all subject areas.

You don’t have to be enrolled in a Bachelor of Music to study music at the University of Sydney. Choose from our suite of music electives to transform your chosen degree to suit your creative interests.

Requisites apply to some of these electives. Please check the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Handbook for more information on the full range of electives on offer in 2016.

Sydney Conservatorium of Music – 2016 Ensemble Electives

ENSE1017 Wind Orchestra
ENSE1015 Choir (also ENSE1002, ENSE1019)
JAZZ1029 Jazz Small Ensemble (also JAZZ1030)
JAZZ1000 Jazz Large Ensemble (also JAZZ1001)
ENSE2300 Gamelan (also ENSE2301)
PERF2600 Chinese Orchestra
(no prior experience needed)
PERF2610 Repertoire Orchestra
(play for our postgraduate conducting students)

Arts Music Unit – 2016 Semester 2 Electives 

MUSC1503 Fundamentals of Music 1
MUSC1504 Fundamentals of Music 2
MUSC1507 Sounds, Screens, Speakers
MUSC2631 Music & Everyday Life
MUSC2654 Popular Music
MUSC2663 Survey of Film Music
MUSC3601 Contemporary Music Making 1
MUSC3603 Advanced Digital Music Techniques
MUSC3609 Musicology
MUSC3640 Rhythms and Sounds of Latin America
MUSC3699 Understanding Music


Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Student Administration
Arts Music Unit
Student Administration
T +61 2 9351 1216
E con.info@sydney.edu.au
T +61 2 9351 2923
E artsmusic.info@sydney.edu.au