Music Honours 4

Course code MUSI4404Units 20Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course will involve the production and submission of a creative project on the student's chosen area of music specialisation, together with appropriate documentation; or in the case of Combined Performance/Research students, an extended research essay on an approved topic.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course it is expected that students should have attained:

1) detailed understanding of specific issues and concepts relating to aspects of their chosen field;
2) detailed knowledge of materials and sources relating to these issues;
3) ability to present an extended research project in the chosen specialisation at Honours level;
4) skills in undertaking an extended critical/analytical OR creative task at Honours level; and
5) ability to document activities on the chosen research project at Honours level.
ContentCourse content will vary depending on the nature of the music specialisation chosen. Course content may include (but is not limited to):

- The production and submission of a research project in a field of music
- Undertaking independent research, guided where appropriate by directed readings, consultation and feedback from an assigned supervisor.
- Submission of documentation detailing the process of realising the project through rehearsals, recordings, and practical research (as appropriate to the field).
Replacing Course(s)This course replaces the courses MUSI4204 & MUSI4602.
TransitionThe introduction of this course poses no transitional problems to existing students in the music Honours program.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeIt 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 a major study relevant to their proposed Honours music specialisation. Successful completion of MUSI4402 is assumed.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Assessment Items
JournalDocumentation which may include annotated bibliography and overview of research topic (2000-2500 words), 20%
Other: (please specify)Seminar Presentation, 20%
ProjectsProject Presentation, 60%
(Musicology majors - Essay of 8,000-10,000 words)
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 7 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (Honours).