- Code MUSI6313
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Music
- Areas of interest Music
- Academic career PGRD
- Jennifer Newsome
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2021
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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 have the knowledge and skills to:
1. apply research skills appropriate to their area of creative practice research, and understand the materials, critical, historical, and oral sources of creative practice 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 creative practice; 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, 5000 words (65%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]
Critical Edition with Commentary, 5000 words equivalent (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: 24 hours of lectures, and 12 hours of tutorials/feedback; and,
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeThe student should be engaged in music creative practice (performance, composition, technology) to inform their writing.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6036||26 Jul 2021||02 Aug 2021||14 Sep 2021||29 Oct 2021||In Person||View|