• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

Building on skills developed in MUSI2211, this course will give students an opportunity to complete an extended and focused piece of research on a musical topic. Topics will reflect the current research projects of the school and the wider community, and involve the development of skills in collaborative research. In most cases the research project will be  a group activity aligned with a research project of the School, but students, with permission, may also undertake individual research projects.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of the course, you should be able to demonstrate:

  1. developed research skills appropriate to your area of research, and an understanding of the materials, critical, historical, and oral sources of music research
  2. the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  3. understanding of the relationship between research and creative practice, and/or between applied research and professional practice
  4. understanding of music from historical, contemporary, and cross-cultural contexts
  5. Developed vocabulary and tools for speaking and writing critically about music
  6. The ability to identify and communicate your emerging research skills to others

Indicative Assessment

  • A research project of 3000–4000 words or creative equivalent (70%) [Learning Outcomes 1–6]
  • Research diary or other reflective process (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1–5]

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Workload

A mixture of seminars and workshops equivalent to three hours per week, plus seven hours of independent study per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

Prescribed Texts

Nil

Majors

Minors

Fees

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

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution 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
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

There are no current offerings for this course.

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