Courses & Units

Foundation Practical Study FCP110

Hobart

Note:

This unit can be taken as a Student Elective, excluding BMus students.

Introduction

Provides a course of vocal, instrumental or compositional study, covering both technique and repertoire. Composition students will be guided in the development of an individual style of composition in a variety of musical genres. A program of study will be established on an individual basis with regard to the needs and stage of development of each student, a wide range of styles and idioms being introduced. Emphasis will be placed on progressive development throughout the duration of the course.

Summary

Unit name Foundation Practical Study
Unit code FCP110
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Arabella Teniswood-Harvey (classical), Dr Nick Haywood (contemporary)

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Full Year Period Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017
Full Year Period 27/2/2017 16/4/2017 25/6/2017 21/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October the previous year.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $1,564.00 2016: $4,308.00 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Audition, written test and interview

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

FCP180

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Minimum of 3 hours contact weekly comprising the following activities: 1hr specialist lesson (group and/or one-to-one tuition), 90 minute performance class and/or group tutorials, 2-3 hour ensemble rehearsal

Assessment

Instrumental/vocal: End of semester assessment: 60%, 15-20 minutes. The material presented will reflect the work undertaken in the one-to-one lesson, eg. Technical work, studies, recital repertoire, student journal et al

Weekly activities: 40%, assessment of the student's weekly preparation and participation in all unit activities, classes and rehearsals eg. teacher's mark, concert/repertoire diary, ensemble activities, excerpts performance et al

Composition: folio of semester work 70%, Seminar task 10%, Written assignment 10%, Performance of works 10%

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Textbooks

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