The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook

Description

This course provides students with an opportunity to develop professional networks, work with stakeholders and audiences in a culturally sensitive manner, and develop requisite skills for future employment and entrepreneurial possibilities in Music. It requires students to produce a collaborative or individual project in a professional and/or community setting. Students will manage all stages toward the completion of the project, including planning, presentation, and critical reflection of both outcomes.

Student projects may involve work integrated (WiL) or research integrated learning opportunities; projects that involve external stakeholders; group / collaborative projects; speculative or more theoretically oriented projects; professionally oriented projects; projects based on competition or award briefs.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Produce and present a major project as a culmination of studies in the Bachelor of Music.

2. Implement ideas and a range of skills and techniques previously learned in the program.

3. Demonstrate their capacity to take creative leadership in a professional environment.

4. Demonstrate cultural awareness in community and professional contexts.

5. Begin to establish networks in specific areas of the music profession in its broadest sense.


Content

This course will involve working in consultation with a supervisor to produce, present, critically contextualise and reflect upon a substantial project in a professional and/or community context. Student projects may involve work integrated or research integrated learning opportunities; projects that involve external stakeholders; group / collaborative projects; speculative or more theoretically oriented projects; professionally oriented projects; projects based on competition or award briefs.


Requisite

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed MUSI3301 and be concurrently enrolled or successfully completed MUSI3302, and be active in either 40045 or 40048 or 40120 program.


Assessment items

Proposal / Plan: Major Project Proposal - 25%

Project: Major Project - 40%

Report: Major Project Findings Report - 35%


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Lectorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks starting in week 1

Online Activity

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 4 Weeks

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks starting in week 5