Courses & Units

Music Practice 6 FCA312



In this unit students will develop the technical skills and aesthetic judgement necessary for the realisation of musical work within their specialisation (Stream).

Students will engage in a range of activities and learning environments appropriate to their Stream. These include:
Individual lessons
Classes and Lectures
Workshops and master-classes
Projects and placements

Throughout this unit students will be required to analyse, experiment with, reflect upon, develop and present their creative practice in Stream appropriate formats.


Unit name Music Practice 6
Unit code FCA312
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell – Composition, Dr Glen Hodges – Jazz & Popular Music Performance, Arabella Teniswood-Harvey – Classical Music Performance, Ms Mia Palencia – Songwriter, Dr Matthew Boden – Commercial Music Creation, Mr Stewart Long and Dr Matthew Boden – Music Technology

Teaching staff

Profile staff and specialist casual staff as required

Level Advanced
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


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,445.00 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.




Mutual Exclusions

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

FCM316, FCM324, FCF302


Teaching Pattern

Music Technology Specialisation:
Lecture and supervised project work

Jazz & Popular Music Performance Specialisation:
A combination of:
1:1 lesson
Weekly workshop/performance class (all years)
Specialist ensemble/s

Classical Performance Specialisation:
A combination of:
1:1 lesson
Weekly workshop/performance class (all years)
Specialist ensemble/s

Composition Specialisation:
A combination of group lessons, 1:1 lessons, weekly composition
seminar, large ensemble participation

Songwriter Specialisation:
1:1 lesson
Weekly workshop/performance class (combined)

Commercial Music Creation Specialisation
Lecture and supervised project work


Process assessment (40%)Including some or all of:

Class tasks

Tutor assessmentTechnical exams

Presentation/performance tasks

Summative assessment (60%)Including some or all of:

Project work


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