Courses & Units

Music Capstone Project FCI303


In this capstone unit you will develop and undertake your own self-directed project in any field of musical activity. Negotiated with and overseen by teaching staff, your tailored experience provides an exciting opportunity to bring together everything you have learned so far and to trial desired modes of creative work for the future. You will engage in project-based learning activities pertaining to the creation, research, performance, recording, promotion, distribution, commentary and criticism of musical works. Embracing individual and collaborative projects, the unit prepares you to work in varied musical contexts.


Unit name Music Capstone Project
Unit code FCI303
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music
Coordinator Mr Alistair Dobson
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
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 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply and integrate your knowledge and skills to plan, produce and distribute complex musical projects, independently or in collaboration with others
  • Communicate, interpret and document musical, technological and industry-related ideas
  • Reflect critically on project processes and outcomes

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
100101 $1,118.00 $957.00 not applicable $2,695.00

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FCA212 Or FCA208 Or FCA209


Teaching Pattern

On Campus (Hobart) 

Weekly workshops (3 hrs) 

Plus self-directed learning 2-3 hrs per week 

AssessmentTask 1: Project Plan (20%)|Task 2: Project Documentation and Supporting Material (30%)|Task 3: Music Capstone Project (50%)
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