Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSir Zelman Cowen School of Music
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (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)

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.