Research Project Development
This course will assist students to conceptualise, initiate, plan and develop a research project appropriate to the Honours level. These activities will include the initial scoping of the project, literature reviews, writing workshops, pilot activities and project planning as well as substantial work towards the substance of the research project, in whichever form and using whichever method is selected. This course is intended to complement and extend upon MUSI4402 and to prepare students for the development and completion of their research in MUSI4604.
Newcastle City Precinct
- Semester 1 - 2015
1. The necessary skills to conceptualise and undertake a substantive piece of research in the Music;
2. Contextualised understanding of the complex critical discourses that inform research in the Music;
3. Research and reflective skills relevant to the particular project;
4. Written and oral communication skills commensurate with research at honours level in the Music.
5. Project management, initiative, autonomy, self confidence and planning skills as required to scope and plan the activities and timelines to complete a research project within the given timeframe
This course will involve the critical analysis and evaluation of research methods relevant to music and the arts. Students will given access to relevant critical literature and a variety presentations, seminars and forums.
This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program.
It is assumed that students entering the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program will have successfully completed a Bachelor of Music program (or equivalent), and attained an average credit grade in the major study relevant to their proposed Honours music specialisation.
Presentation: Seminar Presentation
Essay: Essay/creative work
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 17 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term