12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2017 (Day)
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.
On completion of this unit, students are able to:
- Demonstrate skills essential to constructing a research proposal in a variety of areas;
- Demonstrate critical reading skills applicable to both text and score.
Within semester assessment: 100%
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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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
Creative music technology
Ethnomusicology and musicology