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MU5022: RESEARCH PRACTICES (2022-2023)

Last modified: 27 Oct 2022 19:10


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.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University week s 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
  • 1 Seminar during University week s 9, 11, 15, 17

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Either an essay, a performance, a composition or combination approved by Course Coordinator

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 20 Feedback Weeks 23

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Feedback

Either a 3,000-word essay or a 15-minute lecture recital or a 7 minute composition or a combination/adaptation agreed with the course coordinator.

 

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks 16 Feedback Weeks 19

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Feedback

1,000-word critical report responding to material discussed in class (students can decide what to respond to)

Feedback provided within three weeks of submission.

 

Word Count 1000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Feedback provided in writing at end of course following formative midterm report.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Either an essay, a performance, a composition or combination approved by Course Coordinator

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Either a 3,000-word essay or a 15-minute lecture recital or a 7 minute composition or a combination/adaptation agreed with the course coordinator.

Feedback 3 weeks after submission

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

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

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