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2014 FCZ401 Bachelor of Music with Honours (Part-time)


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Available as a Student Elective: No

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Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCZ401 H H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 2 H On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014

* 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 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

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Bachelor of Music with Honours is a l-year (minimum) full-time course with specialisation in Performance, Composition or Musicology. Part-time study will only be approved in exceptional circumstances on recommendation of the Head of School.
Candidates undertake coursework and a research project. Candidates work with one or two supervisors and are expected to submit an Honours proposal by late March, for approval by the Honours Co-ordinator/.. The approved proposal will consist of a unified project combining performance or composition and a written exegesis. For Musicology candidates the proposal will focus on a substantial written thesis or analysis project.

Entry to the Honours program is by formal application. Candidates are expected to have a good academic record, and to have satisfied minimum criteria as either: successful completion of a Pass degree in Music with high achievement in the area of specialization and a least grades of Credit or better in other level 300 units; or demonstrate equivalent professional attainment.

All Honours candidates will undertake a unified research project in Performance, Composition or Musicology. Students are required to attend the Music Research Methodology class in their first semester and attend and give a presentation in the Honours and Postgraduate Forum in their final semester. Also, all performance and composition students are required to attend the weekly performance class of their chosen discipline.

The Honours Committee, advised by examiner and supervisor reports, will oversee the grades to be awarded to each Honours candidate. Assessment weightings will be as follows:


ASSESSMENT: Performance: The final recital and exegesis must constitute a unified project. Performance units 2x25%; Music Research Methodology 12.5%; Exegesis (7,500 words) 25% and 1x12.5% elective at 400 level. Different repertoire must be presented for the two performance units.
Composition: The final folio and exegesis must constitute a unified project. Composition units 2x25%; Music Research Methodology 12.5%; Exegesis (7,500 words) 25% and 1x12.5% elective at 400 level. Different repertoire must be presented for the folios for each composition unit. Musicology: Thesis (15,000 words): 50%; Music Research Methodology 12.5%: Topics in Music 12.5% ; Two music units at 400 level; or pertinent non-music units offered in other faculties: 25%.

TEACHING PATTERN: approx 12 hrs weekly

Note: Class attendance may still be required

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Prereq completion of Years 1-3 of the Bachelor of Music course, with meritorious results in the area in which Honours work is proposed and satisfactory results in all other areas.

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STAFF: Dr A Forbes (Coordinator)

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