• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Aaron Corn
    • Dr Erin Helyard
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
    Second Semester 2015
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This course is designed to enable students to develop skills in writing about their research-led creative practice. It provides students with skills in exegetical writing necessary for the composition of the exegesis that accompanies their Honours thesis. The course addresses different ways in which students may reflect on their creative practice, and will examine different possible approaches to articulate this in written form.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Explore different approaches to the articulation, in written form, of their reflection on their creative practice
  2. Apply appropriate methods of writing about creative musical activities specific to the student's performance and compositional activities.
  3. Critically evaluate the writings of others on creative practice

Other Information

This is a core course for students taking the performance or composition streams of the Schools of Music Honours Program.

Indicative Assessment

A detailed outline plan of the exegesis (10%) (Outcomes 1-3)

A written exegesis of the research topic reaslised through the creative work presented within the Music Sub-Thesis MUSI4403 (90%) (5000-6000 words). (Outcomes 1-3)

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Total of 130 hours: Five 6-hour days attendance at intensive classes and a further 30 hours of directed preparatory reading and preparation and 70 hours of independent private study/research.

Requisite and Incompatibility

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

Assumed Knowledge

Students will need to have experience of creative practice in music, in either performance or composition, involving critical analysis and reflection.

Specialisations

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 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2997 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3013 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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