Principal Study Double Major 2

Course code MUSI1222Units 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:

- Proficient implementation 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.
- Proficient implementation of expression and interpretation as appropriate to their chosen practice, e.g: improvisation, analytical and creative approaches to composition and performance and/or innovative use of technology.
- An understanding of stylistic diversity e.g: technology, collaboration, repertoire, genre, hybrid forms and familiarity with styles other than the chosen focus of the student.
- Proficient understanding of the student's practice/work routine and evidence of its implementation.
- Development of confidence in presenting work, including preparation, readiness, managing anxiety and engaging with music-makers, audiences and other collaborators.
- Continuing development of understanding of critical thinking and research in the student's 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 KnowledgeMUSI1221. Students should have completed (or be concurrently enrolled in) MUSI1202.
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 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Workshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for .75 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MUSI1222