MUSGEN 2300EX - Music Internship 2

External - Semester 1 - 2022

As a central part of this course students will have the opportunity to spend time as 'interns' working within specified areas of either the private or public sector in South Australia, while completing an agreed performance, pedagogical, creative or research based task. The timeframe for these internships will range from several weeks to a complete semester. Students will be allocated placements selected from among a range of offerings within the professional music world including but not restricted to: the State Opera of South Australia, Co-Opera, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Band of the South Australia Police, bands of the Australian armed forces, the Adelaide Festival, the Australian Music Examinations Board, Arts SA, and a range of educational institutions within the private and public sector. Final placement will depend upon the availability of a host organisation (selected from a list provided by the Conservatorium), the application of an internal quota, and the assessment of a formal application taking into consideration overall academic merit as well as relevant skills, knowledge and experience required for the specific internship. In order to complete the process of placement allocation and enrolment, students should first submit their application to the Conservatorium for a place in the Music Internship by October 31st of the previous year. Successful applicants will be advised of their placement before the beginning of the relevant academic year and then will be able to enrol in the course.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code MUSGEN 2300EX
    Course Music Internship 2
    Coordinating Unit Elder Conservatorium of Music
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s External
    Units 3
    Contact Up to 16 hours per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Assumed Knowledge Enrolment in a specialisation relevant to the internship and its host organisation
    Restrictions Available to BMus students only
    Course Description As a central part of this course students will have the opportunity to spend time as 'interns' working within specified areas of either the private or public sector in South Australia, while completing an agreed performance, pedagogical, creative or research based task. The timeframe for these internships will range from several weeks to a complete semester.

    Students will be allocated placements selected from among a range of offerings within the professional music world including but not restricted to: the State Opera of South Australia, Co-Opera, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Band of the South Australia Police, bands of the Australian armed forces, the Adelaide Festival, the Australian Music Examinations Board, Arts SA, and a range of educational institutions within the private and public sector.

    Final placement will depend upon the availability of a host organisation (selected from a list provided by the Conservatorium), the application of an internal quota, and the assessment of a formal application taking into consideration overall academic merit as well as relevant skills, knowledge and experience required for the specific internship. In order to complete the process of placement allocation and enrolment, students should first submit their application to the Conservatorium for a place in the Music Internship by October 31st of the previous year. Successful applicants will be advised of their placement before the beginning of the relevant academic year and then will be able to enrol in the course.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Associate Professor Elizabeth Koch

    Course ccordinator from 2021 is Associate Professor Elizabeth Koch AM
    LG 14 Elder Building
    elizabeth.koch@adelaide.edu.au
    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes


    Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
    1 Contextualise their university education in a professional environment
    and show understanding of the role of music in another cultural context
    2 Collaborate effectively in a professional setting.
    3 Reflect on feedback provided by employers.
    4 Think and write critically about their experience as interns within specified areas of either the private or public sector in South Australia.
    5.Appreciation of the professional standards of different professional organisations
    6.Manifest critical understanding of the performance standards required for professional endeavour
    University Graduate Attributes

    This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:

    University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)

    Attribute 1: Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth

    Graduates have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their subject area, the ability to engage with different traditions of thought, and the ability to apply their knowledge in practice including in multi-disciplinary or multi-professional contexts.

    2

    Attribute 2: Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving

    Graduates are effective problems-solvers, able to apply critical, creative and evidence-based thinking to conceive innovative responses to future challenges.

    2, 3, 4

    Attribute 3: Teamwork and communication skills

    Graduates convey ideas and information effectively to a range of audiences for a variety of purposes and contribute in a positive and collaborative manner to achieving common goals.

    3, 4

    Attribute 4: Professionalism and leadership readiness

    Graduates engage in professional behaviour and have the potential to be entrepreneurial and take leadership roles in their chosen occupations or careers and communities.

    1, 2, 5

    Attribute 5: Intercultural and ethical competency

    Graduates are responsible and effective global citizens whose personal values and practices are consistent with their roles as responsible members of society.

    5

    Attribute 8: Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Graduates are self-aware and reflective; they are flexible and resilient and have the capacity to accept and give constructive feedback; they act with integrity and take responsibility for their actions.

    1, 3
  • Learning Resources
    Required Resources
    Required resources will be tailored to each Internship and will be decided upon in consultation between the Host Organisation and the Internship Course Coordinator.
    Recommended Resources
    As required by organisation.
    Discuss with coordinator
  • Learning & Teaching Activities
    Learning & Teaching Modes

    No information currently available.

    Workload

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    Learning Activities Summary

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  • Assessment

    The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:

    1. Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
    2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
    3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
    4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

    Assessment Summary

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    Assessment Detail

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    Submission

    No information currently available.

    Course Grading

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

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

    Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.

    Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.

    Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.

  • Student Feedback

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    SELTs are an important source of information to inform individual teaching practice, decisions about teaching duties, and course and program curriculum design. They enable the University to assess how effectively its learning environments and teaching practices facilitate student engagement and learning outcomes. Under the current SELT Policy (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies/101/) course SELTs are mandated and must be conducted at the conclusion of each term/semester/trimester for every course offering. Feedback on issues raised through course SELT surveys is made available to enrolled students through various resources (e.g. MyUni). In addition aggregated course SELT data is available.

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