Principal Study Double Major 1

Course code MUSI1221Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course involves fundamental music studies in a second area of specialisation for students who are expected to be concurrently enrolled in Principal Study. They can study creative production, songwriting, or music in the creative industries and in the case of creative production, they are not enrolled in creative production as an elective). Entrance in to the double major is subject to approval by the Program Convenor.

Available in 2015

Newcastle City PrecinctSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the completion of this course students will demonstrate, within their chosen area of study:

- A basic awareness of fundamentals of technique applicable to the chosen practice, where appropriate e.g: production standards, control of compositional language, physiological issues and creative use of media.
- A basic understanding of aspects of creative expression as it applies to their practice.
- Basic understanding of their practice/work routine
- Development of basic levels of confidence in presenting work, including preparation, readiness and managing anxiety
- An introductory understanding of critical thinking and research in their work
ContentThe syllabi for this course (for each instrument, voice, creative production and composition) have been designed to provide the student with a structured yet flexible framework within which to develop their skills. Diversity of styles is encouraged. The course outline and related syllabi contain details of course requirements. Students will be assessed throughout the semester according to a list of criteria. These requirements will vary depending on the major strand studied.

- Students will receive individual and/or group classes and technical classes as appropriate to their chosen practice.
- Students will participate in performance practice and/or presentation classes.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAn audition/portfolio is required before enrolling in this course. Students should have completed (or be concurrently enrolled in) MUSI1201.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsTutorial
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 1: Technical work. Due approx. week 5
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 2: Learning reflections, technical and/or repertoire. Due approximately week 10)
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 3: Performance Practice/ Presentation assignment.
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 4: Final performance. End of semester.
Contact HoursTutorial: for .75 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MUSI1221