Courses & Units

Topics in Music 2 FCA443

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit provides an opportunity for students to explore in-depth historical, theoretical and/or contextual aspects of music and creative arts research. Topics focus on recent developments in key areas of research and practice, enabling students to refine research and communication skills appropriate for postgraduate study.

Summary

Unit name Topics in Music 2
Unit code FCA443
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music
Coordinator Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes
Available as student elective? No
Level Honours

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Gained an understanding of the scope and applications of music and/or creative arts research.
  • Developed an understanding of a range of research methodologies appropriate to different fields of investigation.
  • Gained an awareness of the central issues in music and creative arts debates of the last quarter century.
  • Developed self-motivated cognitive enquiry and research skills to enable independent research in music/creative arts.
  • Developed greater skills in critical thinking and improved writing and oral communication skills appropriate to varied tasks.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100101 $1,002.00 $858.00 not applicable

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Teaching

AssessmentAssignment (30%)|Assignment (30%)|Research Paper (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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