Courses & Units

Music Practice 4 FCA212



In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).

Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:

Individual lessons

Classes and Lectures

Workshops and master-classes



Projects and placements

Throughout this unit students will be required to analyse, experiment with, reflect upon, develop and present their creative practice in Stream appropriate formats.


Unit name Music Practice 4
Unit code FCA212
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Teaching staff

Dr Glen Hodges, Dr Maria Grenfell, Dr Nick Haywood, Dr Dave Carter, Dr Arabella Teniswood-Harvey and other profile staff and specialist casual staff as required

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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.

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Band Field of Education

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.




Mutual Exclusions

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

FCM216, FCM224, FCF202


Teaching Pattern

Music Technology Specialisation:
2hr weekly lecture
1hr weekly tutorial

Contemporary Performance Specialisation:
A combination of:
1:1 lesson
Weekly workshop/performance class (all years)
Specialist ensemble/s

Classical Performance Specialisation:
A combination of:
1:1 lesson
Weekly workshop/performance class (all years)
Specialist ensemble/s

Composition Specialisation:
A combination of group lessons, 1:1 lessons, weekly composition seminar, large ensemble participation

Songwriter Specialisation:
A combination of:
Group lessons
1:1 lesson
Weekly workshop/performance class (combined)


Process assessment (40%)

Including some or all of:

Class tasks

Tutor assessment

Technical exams

Presentation/performance tasks

Summative assessment (60%)

Including some or all of:

Project work


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