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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Fintan Murphy


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.


Written work: 35%
Performance exam or composition: 65%

Chief examiner(s)

Graeme Smith

Contact hours

One x 1 to 2hr tutorial per week and one individual lesson per week (please note that each specialisation has different lesson plans)
Students who are repeating this unit will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study



Admission by audition
Students who fail this unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit.