Researching Australian Music

Course code MUSI2102Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This elective is designed to introduce the student to Australian Music from the earliest days of the colony to the present times. The course encompasses three main areas of learning: research, analysis and evaluation.

Available in 2015

Newcastle City PrecinctSemester 2
ObjectivesAt the conclusion of the semester, students will be required to demonstrate:
1. an understanding of developments in music in Australia
2. an understanding of the social and cultural context of Australian music over the last 200 years, and the wider, global context
3. analytical skills
4. research skills
Content1. Series of lectures on Australian Music and its context 1820-2005 encompassing historical and cultural information, as well as analysis of key works
2. Series of seminars presented by students facilitated by lecturer
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMusi 1632
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsWritten assessment 40%

Approximately 2000 words

Due two weeks after the group presentation
JournalLog Book 15%

Due last teaching week of semester
Presentations - IndividualSeminar 30%
20 minutes

This will be timetabled from approximately mid semester
Presentations - IndividualSmall Research Task 15%

Due from early semester
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MUSI2102