Research Methods

Course code MUSI4402
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course will familiarise students with a diverse range of research fundamentals relevant to the creative and performing arts. It will investigate the requirements for the presentation of knowledge creation and verification to enable students to undertake research at an Honours level.

Availability

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Awareness of basic research design relevant to the creative and performing arts.

2. Written and oral communication skills appropriate to a professional scholarly environment

3. The ability to select, evaluate and represent relevant research data

4. A high level of analytical skills and research preparation skills appropriate to Honours level sources

Content

This course will involve the critical analysis and evaluation of research designs relevant to the creative and performing arts. Students will be given access to relevant critical literature and a variety of presentations, seminars and forums.

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) program.

Assumed Knowledge

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.

Assessment Items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study: Essays & Seminar

Essay: Essay

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 18 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term