Bachelor of Music (Honours)

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Faculty of Education and Arts

Program Code

10809

Graduate Level

Undergraduate

CRICOS Code

Admission Instructions

Mode of delivery

Face to face on campus.

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The Bachelor of Music (Honours) (Program Code 10809) is a Level 8 AQF compliant undergraduate program.

Bachelor of Music (Honours) is a one year full-time study program involving the successful completion of 80 units of Music courses. As a research degree students will be able to study almost any aspect of music using a research framework subject to the approval of the Program Convenor. The project can be structured as a dissertation or as a creative work and exegesis.


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All students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.


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The Bachelor of Music (Honours) is available to students with a completed Bachelor of Music with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above and who have had their project proposal approved by the Program Convenor.

Additionally;

Students who have a performance component in their research and have completed their undergraduate studies at another institution may be required to pass an audition.

Students who have a composition or technical production component will be required to submit a folio.

Please contact your Program Convenor for more information.

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. Application is made direct to the University via the Direct Application form.

Domestic Students- please complete both the Faculty of Education and Arts End-on Honours application form and the Direct Admission Application form, which are available at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/Resources/Divisions/Services/Student and Academic Services/Student Administration/Forms/ApplicationHonoursSupplementFEDUA.pdf

International Students please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/68848/Undergraduate-Application-Form.pdf


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Bachelor of Music (3 year degree) involving aural skills, musicianship, knowledge of notation and stylistic aspects of music relevant to their area of reserach; as well as practical experience in the student's field of specialisation.


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No credit permitted for Honours.


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All areas the student may choose give the opportunity for a mix of practical experience and development of research skills, plus the ability to articulate the research component in a practice-based research design.


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International students must comply with the University of Newcastle's English language proficiency requirements, which is an IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent). All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/students/international/student-support/ to find out more about the support services available to international students.


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Students with disabilities who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonably adjustments are provided in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.


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This program requires the successful completion of 80 units made up of two 20 unit courses and one 40 unit course.


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Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
MUSI4401Research Project DevelopmentSemester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)20 units
MUSI4402Research MethodsSemester 1 - 2015 (City Precinct)20 units
MUSI4604Honours Research ProjectSemester 2 - 2015 (City Precinct)40 units