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MUS1980 - Chief Practical Study I

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Fintan Murphy


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Students prepare for a technical examination on their chief instrument. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons, small group consultations and workshops. Students are required to take part in an ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement. There is a written component of 2400 words


Students completing this unit will demonstrate a greater understanding of research based performance or composition and will have mastered the required body of technical work as set out in the technical syllabus.


Practical performance examination or composition folio (15 minutes) : 65
Written assignment (2400 words) : 35
1. Students who fail the unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit. These students will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.
2. Participation in an approved ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement

Contact hours

One x 1 hr individual lesson and one x 1 hr tutorial per week


Admission by audition