Courses & Units

Complementary Study FCB215



Stream Coordinator and Head of Discipline approval is required to enrol in this unit.


Complementary study is taken in either year two or year three as a specifically designed investigation to support the major study. The investigation is self-directed once the outline of the project has been agreed to by the Head of Discipline. Students can choose a topic for special investigation that may be either practical or theoretical in nature. Normally BMus students may undertake only one complementary study elective within their degree.


Unit name Complementary Study
Unit code FCB215
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell, Dr Nick Haywood

Teaching staff

Profile Staff

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
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 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: $805.00 2018: $2,284.00 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.



Successful completion of 100 points from BMus or equiv


Teaching Pattern

1-hr consultation, such as rehearsals or one-to-one lessons, pending supervisor availability;  2-hr weekly project sessions such as participation in performance class/composition seminars/research seminars


Written assignment to contextualise the study: 20%  Formal presentation of work undertaken during semester (such as recital, folio or research paper): 80%

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Flexible Study Options




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