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).
This unit is designed to familiarise students with the major
bibliographic sources appropriate for research in music at
the postgraduate level.
Students will examine a range of methods appropriate for
future research projects, identify and document a method
appropriate to their current project and complete a
|Unit name||Music Research Methodology|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr Carolyn Philpott
Dr Carolyn Philpott
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,363.00||100101|
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Research topic and rationale 10%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations 8th ed. ISBN 9780226816388.
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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