• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Dr Catherine Bowan
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course MUSI6313
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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This course will introduce students to a range of source materials and will develop skills in the areas of disciplinary-specific methods and concepts. It will provide students an opportunity to complete an extended and focused piece of research on a musical topic. These topics can engage with a range of areas including current research projects of the school, collections held at national cultural institutions, and digital collections.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
 
1. apply research skills appropriate to their area of research, and understand the materials, critical, historical, and oral sources of music research;

2. work independently with minimal supervision;

3. analyse music from historical, contemporary, and cross-cultural contexts using sophisticated vocabulary and tools for speaking and writing critically about music; and

4. identify and communicate outcomes to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Indicative Assessment

Research proposal and bibliography (1000 words) (Note: Bibliography is not included in the word count)  (15%) [Learning Outcomes 1–4]

Research project oral presentation of 15-20 minutes (20%) (Note: Presentations will be recorded) [Learning Outcomes 1–4]

Research Essay, 4000 words (65%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]


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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: a mixture of seminars and workshops; and, b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Music to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8294 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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