Courses & Units

Advanced Practical Study FCP120


This unit is only available via the University Connections Program (UCP) (formerly known as the UTAS/University College Program).

Please contact Arts Student Central for further information:   03 6226 7814 /

When completed, this full UTAS unit will attract TCE points and contribute to ATAR.

Students are expected to attend master classes and take the opportunity to hear and see visiting artists specific to their field of study (ie classical or contemporary).

FCP120 may be credited as FCP105 in the Bachelor of Musical Arts or can be credited as an introductory degree/student elective in the Bachelor of Arts.

Student who complete FCP120 but do not meet the standard required for a pass result or higher, will be withdrawn from the course without academic penalty - a failure (NN) result is not recorded on the academic transcript.


Continues the course of vocal, instrumental or compositional study undertaken in Foundation Practical Study (FCP113).


Unit name Advanced Practical Study
Unit code FCP120
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Mr Frank Bansel

Teaching staff

Profile and PTA staff, depending upon specialisation.

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


This unit is currently unavailable.


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.

* 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 2016.

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A fee waiver applies to students who study this unit as part of the UCP program.


Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $1,587.00 2017: $4,414.00 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.



Foundation Practical Study (FCP113)


Teaching Pattern

As set by individual school/colleges equivalent to a TASC "C" course of study. Suggested 3 timetabled lessons per week including 1 x 60 min specialist lesson.


Instrumental/vocal strand: End of semester recital and portfolio presentation: 100%, 17 minutes. The material presented will reflect the repertoire developed in one-to-one lessons, master classes and public performances.

Composition strand: End of semester composition and portfolio presentation: 100%. At least four works totalling 8-10 minutes of original composition as negotiated with their teacher, presented live or via recording.

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