This unit can be taken as a Student Elective, excluding BMus students.
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.
|Unit name||Foundation Practical Study|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Arabella Teniswood-Harvey (classical), Dr Nick Haywood (contemporary)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|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.
|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.
Audition, written test and interview
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
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
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%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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