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APG4789

Faculty of Arts

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

Coordinator(s)

Dr Joel Crotty

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

The unit introduces students to music research methods. In particular the unit provides outlines the practical aspects of historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and jazz and popular music studies, concentrating on methodologies associated with textual criticism, archival research, repertoire and performance practice.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills essential to constructing a research proposal in a variety of areas.
  2. Demonstrate critical reading skills applicable to both text and score.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 288 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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