Graduate Diploma in Music Studies
Course code: 3071 ~ Course abbreviation: GradDipMusSt ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts
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This course is designed for musicians wishing to develop a greater knowledge, understanding and competence in music. Candidates will develop specific vocational outcomes in one or more of the following fields: musicology, ethnomusicology and world music, composition, music education and pedagogy, contemporary music and Australian music. In addition, they will acquire a range of research methods and techniques specific to music.
Students completing this course will have: 1. an understanding of diverse aspects of the academic discipline; 2. an understanding of the world view of the field of study; 3. a familiarity with the secondary literature in the field of study; 4. a familiarity with many of the key texts and cultural products pertaining to the field of study; 5. advanced reading and communication skills, both written and verbal; 6. developed sound analytical skills; 7. developed the ability to use relevant technology such as databases, information management systems and search engines effectively.
Students complete 48 points, including one core unit, and three electives chosen from the following list:
There are no alternative exit points from this course.
For further study options please contact the School of Music - Conservatorium or visit http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prospective/course/postgraduate
Dr Joel Crotty