MUSHONS 4005 - Honours Music Major Project

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2016

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The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with the skills and understanding to produce a significant written or performed project relevant to their specialisation. This will involve a performed program of approximately 60 minutes duration plus a 3000 word Exegesis, or a written paper of approximately 12,000 words or original composition of equivalent musical significance. Projects must demonstrate familiarity with and skills in the formulation of appropriate creative ideas bearing upon the specialisation concerned and deemed to be at Honours level. Preparatory work will be supervised individually or in small groups as approved by the Conservatorium and will involve the student in considerable time spent developing specialist knowledge, skills and insights bearing upon the project to be completed. Focused research and the development of finessed creative output are at the heart of this project. To assist with the completion of the project student study will include individual or small group (maximum 4 students) supervisions/lessons directed by specialist conservatorium staff.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code MUSHONS 4005
    Course Honours Music Major Project
    Coordinating Unit Elder Conservatorium of Music
    Term Semester 2
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 12
    Contact Up to 1 hour per week plus forum and ensemble participation if relevant
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Prerequisites Successful completion of the B.Mus or a demonstrated equivalent or other relevant undergraduate degree
    Assumed Knowledge Commensurate with a strong result in the completion of level 3 of the degree of B.Mus or demonstrated equivalent (as appropriate)
    Restrictions Available to Bachelor of Music (Honours) students only
    Course Description The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with the skills and understanding to produce a significant written or performed project relevant to their specialisation. This will involve a performed program of approximately 60 minutes duration plus a 3000 word Exegesis, or a written paper of approximately 12,000 words or original composition of equivalent musical significance. Projects must demonstrate familiarity with and skills in the formulation of appropriate creative ideas bearing upon the specialisation concerned and deemed to be at Honours level. Preparatory work will be supervised individually or in small groups as approved by the Conservatorium and will involve the student in considerable time spent developing specialist knowledge, skills and insights bearing upon the project to be completed. Focused research and the development of finessed creative output are at the heart of this project. To assist with the completion of the project student study will include individual or small group (maximum 4 students) supervisions/lessons directed by specialist conservatorium staff.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Kimi Coaldrake

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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M11 (Honours Mark Scheme)
    GradeGrade reflects following criteria for allocation of gradeReported on Official Transcript
    Fail A mark between 1-49 F
    Third Class A mark between 50-59 3
    Second Class Div B A mark between 60-69 2B
    Second Class Div A A mark between 70-79 2A
    First Class A mark between 80-100 1
    Result Pending An interim result RP
    Continuing Continuing CN

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