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MU5022: RESEARCH PRACTICES (2021-2022)

Last modified: 31 May 2022 13:05


Course Overview

This course provides students with an opportunity to reflect on and develop their own research practices. Engaging with topics and methods relevant to all six of the MMus study paths (community music, composition, music education, musicology, performance, and sonic arts) the course will encourage students to engage with both novel and well-established approaches to music studies.

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
  • Dr Jonathan Hicks

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme
  • Master of Music

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Course meetings will involve discussion and collaboration with small-group tasks ahead of the final written summative assessment.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 10, 12, 16, 18

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,17 Feedback Weeks 12,19

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Feedback

Formative feedback will be provided at the midway point of the course (e.g., week 12) and formal feedback will arrive alongside the grade for the essay submitted at the end of the course (e.g., week 19).

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 75
Assessment Weeks 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,17 Feedback Weeks 12,19

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Feedback

Formative feedback will be provided at the midway point of the course (e.g., week 12) and formal feedback will arrive alongside the grade for the essay submitted at the end of the course (e.g., week 19).

Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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