This unit introduces students to specialist writing styles and conventions relevant to their creative practice. This unit will prepare students to engage in music analysis, criticism and research, as well as writing for other professional contexts. These may include:
- music criticism
- critical analysis of musical works
- program notes
- press kits and other related professional writing
This unit will also equip students with an applied understanding of writing for different media formats, including online and print, and an ability to critically evaluate written sources relevant to their discipline.
|Unit name||Writing About Music|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Glen Hodges, Dr Nick Haywood, Dr Maria Grenfell, Dr Carolyn Philpott
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||100101|
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
2 hour weekly lecture and 1 hour weekly tutorial
1) Assignments (80%)
2) Presentation (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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