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Lismore

Unit description

Develops foundational level technical and analytical skills in a specific studio practice area (instrumental/vocal performance, songwriting or production) and introduces students to foundational music theory and musicianship skills and knowledge. Students participate in practical and lab sessions in musicianship and theory and participate in one to one and small group tuition in their chosen studio practice area.

Unit content

  • Foundational level concepts and techniques related to a specific studio practice area (performance, songwriting or production)
     
  • Foundational level music theory and musicianship skills and knowledge.

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1identify and use foundational music theory through aural, performance, written, creative and improvisation tasks
2demonstrate foundational level concepts and techniques relevant to a specific studio practice area.

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

  1. identify and use foundational music theory through aural, performance, written, creative and improvisation tasks
  2. demonstrate foundational level concepts and techniques relevant to a specific studio practice area.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Prescribed resources/equipment information is not currently available.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Laboratory 1 hour (Weekly)
Practical 1 hour (Fortnightly)
Practical (Fortnightly)
Assessment
Musicianship Tasks60%
Studio Progressive Tasks40%

Teaching method
Practical 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Laboratory 1 hour (Weekly)
Practical 1 hour (Fortnightly)
Practical (Fortnightly)
Assessment
Musicianship Tasks60%
Studio Progressive Tasks40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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