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
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Assoc Prof Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Gained an understanding of the scope and applications of music and/or creative arts research.
  2. Developed an understanding of a range of research methodologies appropriate to different fields of investigation.
  3. Gained an awareness of the central issues in music and creative arts debates of the last quarter century.
  4. Developed self-motivated cognitive enquiry and research skills to enable independent research in music/creative arts.
  5. Developed greater skills in critical thinking and improved writing and oral communication skills appropriate to varied tasks.

Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100101 $993.0 $850.0 not applicable $2,445.0

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly online seminar (2 hours; 13 weeks)

Assessment

Task 1: Class assignment (30%)

Task 2: Written assignment, 2000 words (30%)

Task 3: Research project, 2500 words (40%)

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Textbooks

Required
Turabian Manual of Style 9th ed ISBN 978-0-226-43057-7
Recommended

Booktopia textbook links

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