units

APR5030

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSir Zelman Cowen School of Music
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Thomas Reiner

Synopsis

The unit will focus on methodologies of research in Music, including research question; research methodology; creative material for performance project; research writing; bibliography; thesis timeline. The teaching weeks are divided to cover a divers array of musical areas that form School's core, namely, classical and improvisation performance, composition, musicology and ethnomusicology. At the end of this unit candidates will have obtained sufficient knowledge to identify appropriate methodologies by which to commence ther doctoral research and undertake a literature review.

Outcomes

The unit will focus on methodologies of research in Music, including research question; research methodology; creative material for performance project; research writing; bibliography; thesis timeline. At the end of this unit candidates will have obtained sufficient knowledge to identify appropriate methodologies by which to commence their doctoral research and undertake a literature review.

Assessment

Research proposal (4000 words): 44%
Class Presentation (lecture recital for performers, presentation of original work for composers, seminar presentation for musicology) (4,000 word equivalent): 44%
Four Reports on Staff Research Presentations presented during the two-day period (250 words each): 12%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Three days: two days of seminars and one day of self guided library activity. Total number of hours (26) remains the same.