Courses & Units

Advanced Practical Study FCP120


This unit is only available via the University Connections Program (UCP) (formerly known as the UTAS/University College Program).

Please contact Arts Student Central for further information:   03 6226 7814 /

When completed, this full UTAS unit will attract TCE points and contribute to ATAR.

Students are expected to attend master classes and take the opportunity to hear and see visiting artists specific to their field of study (ie classical or contemporary).

FCP120 may be credited as FCP105 in the Bachelor of Musical Arts or can be credited as an introductory degree/student elective in the Bachelor of Arts.

Student who complete FCP120 but do not meet the standard required for a pass result or higher, will be withdrawn from the course without academic penalty - a failure (NN) result is not recorded on the academic transcript.


Continues the course of vocal, instrumental or compositional study undertaken in Foundation Practical Study (FCP113).


Unit name Advanced Practical Study
Unit code FCP120
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Mr Brian West

Teaching staff

Profile and PTA staff, depending upon specialisation.

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


This unit is currently unavailable.


Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.

TNE Program units special approval requirements.

* 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 2019.

About Census Dates


A fee waiver applies to students who study this unit as part of the UCP program.


Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $1,671.00 2020: $4,890.00 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.



Foundation Practical Study (FCP113)


Teaching Pattern

As set by individual school/colleges equivalent to a TASC "C" course of study. Suggested 3 timetabled lessons per week including 1 x 60 min specialist lesson.


Instrumental/vocal strand: Mid-year Recital (15%), end of year Recital (65%) and written portfolio presentation (20%).

Composition strand: Mid-year Presentation (15%), end of year Presentation and performance (65%) and written portfolio presentation (20%).

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable



Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.


The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.