Courses & Units

Music, Mind and Body FXA201

Hobart

Introduction

This unit explores the historical development of concepts of the influence and impact of music and music-making on the human mind and body. Topics will include the development of musical taste, benefits of music listening and participation at all life stages, as well as issues pertinent to health and wellbeing of performing musicians including injury prevention. FXA200 Music, Mind and Body will be valuable for students interested in the use of music in a variety of community settings to enhance wellbeing and of direct relevance for performing musicians, with its strategies for sustaining a performing career.

Summary

Unit name Music, Mind and Body
Unit code FXA201
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Teaching staff

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 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

* 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 Field of Education

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Teaching

Assessment

Powerpoint 15%, Essay 1500wds 40%, Quiz x 2 30%, Discussion Participation 15%

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Textbooks

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