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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Judy McNicoll


Major musical and literary works associated with rites of passage, mainly from the Western tradition, will be examined in terms of their uses for various occasions, along with basic skills of research, story writing and story telling. The unit enables practitioners to advise clients about planning their own lifecycle celebrations.


Essay on music topic (3500 words): 35%
Life stories assignment (2000 words): 20%
Video presentation: 10% Two literature essays (2000 words, 1500 words): 25%
Video presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Judith McNicoll

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 3 hour seminar) per week