Courses & Units

Major Research Project A FCA762



Full-time students will enrol in both FCA762 & FCA763 concurrently in the same semester; and part-time students will enrol in FCA762 and FCA763 over two consecutive semesters


The first of two units where students undertake independent research on an approved subject leading to a thesis of 15,000 words or undertake an approved major performance/composition project that includes a minimum 5,000 word written component.


Unit name Major Research Project A
Unit code FCA762
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes

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


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


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $1,611.00 2018: $4,568.00 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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FCA445 and minimum credit result in this unit


Mutual Exclusions

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

FCA760 or FCA750


Teaching Pattern

Unit is one semester full-time; supervised research; students work independently with consultation and seminars.


15,000-word thesis or major performance/composition project that includes a minimum 5,000-word component commenced in FCA762 and completed in FCA763

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Flexible Study Options



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