Courses & Units

Music Research Methodology FCA445

Hobart

Note:

Subject to enrolment quota

Required unit for performance/composition stream majors intending to take the Major Research Project to complete the Master of Music Studies (F7K) and Master of Music (F7E)

FCA445 is a required unit for F4D Bachelor of Music with Honours, F4E Bachelor of Music (Elite) with Honours and for students in the final year of F4O Bachelor of Music (with Honours).

Introduction

This unit is designed to familiarize students with the major bibliographic sources appropriate for research in music at the postgraduate level. Students will establish a solid foundation in research methodology for future research projects through a variety of research tasks and presentation formats.

Summary

Unit name Music Research Methodology
Unit code FCA445
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Carolyn Philpott

Teaching staff

Dr Carolyn Philpott

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
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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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,207.00 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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

Completion of Online Modules: 40%

Programme Notes: 15%

PowerPoint Slides: 20%

1,500 word research project: 25%

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Flexible Study Options

Yes

Textbooks

Required

Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations 8th ed. ISBN 9780226816388.

Recommended

Booth, Wayne, Gregory Colomb and Joseph Williams. The Craft of Research, 3rd ed; Knowles, J. Gary and Ardra l. Cole. Handbook of the Arts in Qualitative Research; O'Leary, Zina. The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project;

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