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MU5003: MUSIC RESEARCH SKILLS (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course provides students with a thorough grounding in advanced research skills relevant to all three sub-disciplines (i.e., composition, performance and musicology) and highlights the interrelationships between them.  Students will acquire the skills which will underpin work done for the Extended Project and which will also relate to the Music Research Seminar course.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Lecturer Jonathan Hicks

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Master of Music (Studied) or Master of Music in Vocal Music (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The syllabus will include topics such as those on the following list:
• research proposals and project planning
• archival research
• editing and editions
• programming and recital etiquette
• composition as research
• composition and analysis
• performance as research
• musicology in terms of performance
• digital humanities
• critical theory and music studies
• studying sketches and correspondence
• working with reception history


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 7 - 11, 13 - 17

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

You will receive annotations and a report on your final essay.

Word Count 5000
Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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