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MUS3980 - Chief practical study V

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Fintan Murphy


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)


Students prepare for a technical examination on their chief instrument. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons, small group consultations and workshops. Students are required to take part in an ensemble or composition workshop as a hurdle requirement. There is a written component of 2400 words


Students completing this unit will demonstrate a greater understanding of research based performance or composition and will have mastered the required body of technical work as set out in the technical syllabus.


Written work: 35%
Performance exam or composition: 65%

Contact hours

One x 1 hr individual lesson/week
One x 1 hr tutorial/week
Students who are repeating this unit will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.


A minimum of 60% in the recital component of MUS2990
Students who fail this unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit.


MUS3280, MUS3290

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