Principal Study Double Major 4

Course code MUSI2222Units 10Level 2000Faculty 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:

- An integrated and fluent implementation of fundamentals of technique applicable to the chosen practice, genre and style, where appropriate e.g: production standards, control of compositional language, physiological issues and creative use of media.
- Integrated capacity for 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) and emergence of individual style.
- Developed understanding of the student's practice/work routine and evidence of its implementation at an increased level of efficiency.
- Ability to communicate specific ideas and needs to collaborators and/or audiences on a professional level.
- Self-assurance and positive attitude in presenting work, including the ability to listen and be responsive, plus preparation, readiness, managing anxiety and engaging with music-makers, audiences and other collaborators.
- High level of 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 KnowledgeMUSI2221. Students are expected to have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MUSI2202.
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 approx week 10
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 3: Performance Practice/ Presentation assignment.
Other: (please specify)Assessment item 4: Final performance. End of semester.
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for .75 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts programs.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MUSI2222