Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr David Griffiths (Classical); Mr Robert Burke (Jazz)


Previously coded MUM4960


Students perform, compose or conduct a unified program of works and complete a critical essay that examines issues of performance practice, compositional approach, analysis and/or history of the chosen repertoire. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons and tutorials. It is a hurdle requirement that composition students organise a public performance of at least one submitted folio work.


By the end of this unit, students should have developed a high level of performance, composition or conducting skills, and developed programming skills through the presentation of a recital performance.


Essay on repertoire (2000 words): 15%
60-minute performance or folio of compositions (20-minutes of music): 85%

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.

Chief examiner(s)

Mrs Tamara Smolyar

Contact hours

One 1-hour individual lesson per week
One 1-hour tutorial per week


This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Music degree.
Admission by audition.