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.
- Term 3 2018 (Flexible)
Twelve credit points of first-year Arts units.
- This unit is an international study programinternational study program (http://future.arts.monash.edu/learning-abroad) that requires an application to be enrolled and may incur additional cost.
- Bachelor of Music students must have prior approval from the unit coordinator prior to enrolment. Non-Bachelor of Music students will be required to audition, submit a folio of compositions or written work according to course requirements prior to enrolment.
- The unit may be offered in non-standard teaching periodsnon-standard teaching periods (http://www.monash.edu/enrolments/dates/census).
This unit introduces students to the study of music in different cultural contexts. Culturally-specific approaches to performance, composition, music technology and ethnomusicology/musicology will be investigated in their environments. The focus of the unit will be a reflective approach to the integration of diverse traditions of music into individual creative and research activity. Courses are offered subject to availability and may be stream-specific.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- Understand the practice of music in diverse historical/social/cultural contexts.
- Evaluate practical and theoretical approaches to music performance, composition and research.
- Apply this knowledge to their personal music practice.
Within semester assessment: 100%
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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