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Unit description

Builds on students' technical skills developed in their particular discipline from the unit Specialist Studies III, and challenges and extends their artistic understanding. Provides the opportunity for students to develop their directions as musicians/producers within their discipline via intermediate level critique, analysis and application of musical and/or production elements of a range of repertoire.

Unit content

  • Technique and technical work as relevant for specific studio areas
  • Review and refine practice routines and performance/presentation outcomes
  • Studio specific intermediate level theory
  • Application of studio specific theory to practice
  • Preparation for performance or presentation of works as relevant to studio area

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate intermediate level techniques appropriate to selected studio practice area.Knowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCommunication and social skills
2demonstrate the application of intermediate level techniques to the performance/presentation of selected repertoire.Lifelong learning
3demonstrate an understanding of intermediate level theory relevant to studio practice area.Lifelong learningCommunication and social skills
4demonstrate the application of relevant theory to studio practice. Knowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
5present work in the form of concerts, compositions, recordings or other approved media.Knowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCommunication and social skills

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate intermediate level techniques appropriate to selected studio practice area.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. demonstrate the application of intermediate level techniques to the performance/presentation of selected repertoire.
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. demonstrate an understanding of intermediate level theory relevant to studio practice area.
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  4. demonstrate the application of relevant theory to studio practice.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  5. present work in the form of concerts, compositions, recordings or other approved media.
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial online 30mins/weekly
Workshop online 1 hour/weekly
Practical session 2 hours/weekly ((12 weeks))
Assessment
Performance and Production Workshop/Attend and Perform20%
Weekly assessment of studio tasks 30%
Transcription/Analysis/Re-creation task20%
Performance or Presentation30%

Teaching method
Tutorial online 30mins/weekly
Workshop online 1 hour/weekly
Practical session 2 hours/weekly ((12 weeks))
Assessment
Performance and Production Workshop/Attend and Perform20%
Weekly assessment of studio tasks 30%
Transcription/Analysis/Re-creation task20%
Performance or Presentation30%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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