12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
The unit introduces students to music research methods. In particular, the unit outlines the practical aspects of various music sub-disciplines, concentrating on methodologies such as musical analysis, textual criticism, archival research, ethnography, repertoire and performance practice.
Upon successful completion of the unit, students should be able to:
- describe and evaluate music research methodologies;
- demonstrate critical reading, writing and oral presentation skills;
- formulate a research proposal.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 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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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
Composition and music technology
Ethnomusicology and musicology