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MU3024: PERFORMANCE 5 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course​ develops individual instrumental/vocal and also ​​ensemble skills.  Students work on one-to-one basis (20 x 1 hour lessons) with a specialist instrumental / vocal tutor ​on their principal study. Alongside instrumental and vocal lessons students are required to join one of the department's many ensembles working in weekly rehearsals towards high quality public performances. The course is assessed by a 20 minute recital and a tutor report. 

Students must have achieved a CGS award of B3 or higher in year 2 in order to be able to progress to this course in year 3.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Pauline Black

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • Either MU2007 Performance 3 (Passed) or MU2026 Performance 3 (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either MU2526 Performance 4 (Passed) or MU3005 Performance 4 (Passed)
  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • MU3005 Performance 4 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

To provide students with the competence and versatility in instrumental and vocal skills which will enable them to perform effectively as professional musicians;
to contribute significantly to students' personal, musical and professional development by expanding their creative, artistic and aesthetic potential;
to further students' personal development by encouraging high standards of accomplishment in performance.

Where students are studying more than one instrument/voice, they can elect in advance to have them equally weighted, or weighted in the proportion 70% (main instrument) and 30% (second instrument) for purposes of assessment.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

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

1st Attempt

  • Tutor report (40%)
  • Performance recital (60%)
  • Performance essay (pass/fail)
  • Performance recital (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


Formative assessment in this one-to-one learning context is on a continual basis. Summative feedback will be provided following the performance recital on performance feedback forms and tutor report forms.​

Course Learning Outcomes


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