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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to: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 AssessmentResearch 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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Workload130 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
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8294||24 Jul 2017||31 Jul 2017||31 Aug 2017||27 Oct 2017||In Person||N/A|