• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Christopher Sainsbury
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
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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 performance or composition, arranging, or sound design. 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 have the knowledge and skills 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
  4. Communicate effectively and succinctly through oral presentation
 

Indicative Assessment

A 20-minute oral presentation, either taking the form of a lecture-presentation on the student's creative practice as research, or a critical evaluation of other materials presented in this unit. (10%) (Outcomes 1-4).
 
An exegesis proposal and plan (10%) (500 words) (Outcomes 1-3)
 
A written exegesis of the research topic realised through the creative work presented within Thesis THES8105 (80%) (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

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

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed MUSI7001 or MUSI7002. Incompatible with MUSI4404.

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
2017 $2652
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
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
4443 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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