ATS3153 - Music research project - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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



Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music


Dr Joel Crotty

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


The unit allows students to devise and undertake an independent music research project under supervision and follow it through to completion at the end of the semester. Possible projects may include archival work, the construction of a musical instrument, the preparation of a series of radio programs, the organisation of an exhibition or the preparation of a journal article.


Upon completion of the unit, students are able to:

  1. Devise and undertake an independent music research project;
  2. Demonstrate advanced music research skills.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

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


Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units.