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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Elizabeth Sellars (Classical)


Previously coded MUS3980


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)

Paul Watt

Contact hours

One x 1 hr individual lesson/week
One x 1 hr tutorial/week
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



Students must achieve a credit grade in the recital component of ATS2809 to be eligible to enrol in this unit.

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


ATS3819, ATS3820