Faculty of Arts

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2013 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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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 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 MUS1990


Students prepare for a repertoire examination on their chief instrument, or a folio of either compositions or written work. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons, small group consultations and workshops. Students are required to take part in an ensemble as a hurdle requirement.


Students completing this unit will demonstrate a greater understanding of research-based performance, composition or (ethno)musicology.


In-class assessment: 10%
Performance exam or folio of compositions/written work: 90%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One 1-hour to 2-hour tutorial per week
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


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