• 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 MUSI2205 Creative & Prof Music Proj 1, this course will enable students to undertake a project that uses creative practice -composition, performance, education, multimedia or other formats - to investigate a question of musical research. The project may be group-based or individual. Examples include: composition and performance of a music theatre work; research, rehearsal and performance of an historically-informed early music festival; development and trialling of teaching practice and materials; or participant-observer project with practising music specialist.

Learning Outcomes

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

After completing this course you will be able to:

  1. work independently and collaboratively in response to authentic project demands in one or more creative or professional music roles
  2. demonstrate creative, practical and research skills that can be applied to a range of professional environments within the broad music industry
  3. enhance your professional practice portfolio with a range of applied creative and professional music skills and experience
  4. work independently and in groups to meet authentic deadlines and expectations
  5. demonstrate growing independence and professionalism as a creative practitioner
  6. recognise and represent to others your creative and professional skills and experience

Indicative Assessment

Assessment will include:
  • A practice/research journal of the project [learning outcome 5] and
  • One or more applied music research outcomes that are developed specifically to fit each project. The agreed criteria weighting will be documented in a project proposal that will be the basis, with the journal, of the final assessment of the project. [learning outcomes 1-4]
  1. Project proposal (200-250 words) (10%)
  2. Reflective journal (2000 words) (50%)
  3. Program notes or CD liner notes (1500 words) (30%)
  4. Audio-visual recording of the performance (10%)
  1. Project proposal (200-250 words) (10%)
  2. Reflective journal (2000 words) (50%)
  3. Preparation of composition manuscripts (30%)
  4. Audio-visual recording of the performance (10%)
  1. Project proposal (200-250 words) (10%)
  2. Reflective journal (2000 words) (50%)
  3. Development of a series of lessons plans for a particular learning environment (30%).
  4. Audio-visual recording of a demonstration lesson (10%).

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The course will require the equivalent of 130 hours of student time.  Total supervised/contact time will not normally exceed 35 hours, however students may be expected to be working for up to 105 hours in an authentic/workplace environment.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

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Student Contribution Band:
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.

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.

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