• 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
    • Jennifer Newsome
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2023
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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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills 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 Assessment

  1. Research proposal and bibliography, 1000 words (Note: Bibliography is not included in the word count) (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Research project oral presentation, 15-20 mins (Note: Presentations will be recorded) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  3. Research Essay, 4000 words (65) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

130 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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 36 units of courses towards an ANU degree, or with consent of the convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed MUSI6313.

Prescribed Texts

None specified

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
12
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $3660
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $5100
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5406 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A

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