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1.5 yrs, Maximum
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This course is offered on a full fee paying basis to eligible domestic students. Fees are established per unit and can be found in the unit descriptions within the course schedule. Click on 'View fees for this unit' and select 'Tuition fee (domestic) Post 2008' as the fee type.
The Master of Music Studies is offered by the Conservatorium of Music at Hobart. It can be completed in a minimum of three semesters (one calendar year) full-time or a maximum of three years part-time.
These course rules and specifications apply to students commencing thecourse in 2010 For students who commenced prior to 2010, the applicable course rules are those from the year of commencement. i.e. students who commenced in 2006 should refer to the 2006 Handbook.
Admission & Prerequisites
Students with an undergraduate music degree or equivalent accepted by the university will be accepted for university entrance into the program. Candidates who have been admitted to the university must also pass appropriate entrance examinations, auditions and interviews as deemed necessary by the Conservatorium.
The Master of Music Studies aims to provide a quality tertiary qualification at the postgraduate level in a professional coursework program. The program aims to provide students with professional skills as performers, composers or instrumental/vocal studio teachers, including advanced technical skills in their particular discipline; a comprehensive understanding of a wide range of repertoire and musical concepts; and the skills to design, conduct and appraise research critically.
Students will be required to think professionally about their work and to plan for their own continuing development.
Articulation to/from Course
Students who terminate their studies after completing 100% of the coursework units (including both required 25% major study units and the Music Research Methodology unit) are eligible to achieve the Graduate Diploma of Music (Specialisation). Students who terminate their studies after completing 50% of the coursework units (including one 25%required unit) are eligible to achieve the Graduate Certificate of Music (Specialisation).
Students entering the program who have an Honours degree in the appropriate discipline from the University of Tasmania will receive 50% credit including one major study unit and Music Research Methodology and one elective. Students with Honours degrees from other institutions or other postgraduate awards may apply for upto 50% credit.