Write about music

It you have a writing flair (or would like to get one) and love music... this is the course for you.  Writing about music plays an important role in being able to review music, assess music, recommend music and understand music.  This unit provides you with the unique language and lens through which to write effectively about music in whatever avenue you're interested in pursuing.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: CUAWRT503
  • Credit points: 50

Awards offering Write about music

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

Module Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to write about a range of music-related topics.


Module Application

People applying the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit would be expected to write both original and non-narrative music content for a range of purposes. Often they would be working as freelance writers or journalists.

Typical writing briefs could include creating program notes for recitals or other performances, reviews and/or critiques of live and recorded music performances, as well as music editorials and music commentary pieces for a range of media.