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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.

Summary 2021

Unit name Music Capstone Project
Unit code FCI303
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Stewart Long

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this Unit the learner will be able to:

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




FCA212 or FCA208 or FCA209


Teaching Pattern

Project (40 hours)


Task 1: Project plan (20%)

Task 2: Project Documentation and Supporting Material (30%)

Task 3: Music Capstone Project, 3000 words or equivalent creative/performance outcome/s (50%)

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