Subject information

Students acquire awareness and appreciation of music by studying individual works and their composers, listening to music, analysing, and discussing.

They study one or more set of works in a historical and cultural context, and analyse the work or works using a score, transcription, chart, and/or recording.

Students communicate their knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of musical style in writing.

Stage 2 subject code: 2MCX10

Credits: 10

Music subject outline (for teaching in 2018) [DOC 133KB]

Music Studies subject outline (for teaching in 2019) [DOC 207KB]


Changes to moderation sample selection

The SACE Board no longer selects Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers are responsible for selecting the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.

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Janet Fletcher
Senior SACE Officer Curriculum and Assessment
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