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MU401A: SCHOOL EXPERIENCE 2 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This school experience places an emphasis on Music education from S1 to S6. Students are expected to take responsibility for the full range of classes; to plan, implement, and evaluate progressively structured programmes of work throughout the school, taking into consideration a variety of approaches to teaching and learning, and for pupils' differing abilities. Students are expected to initiate some involvement in accompanying the instrumental performances of NQ pupils, become involved in extended curriculum and/or community activities and initiate and use their own resources in addition to those found in the school. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Pauline Black

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Bachelor of Music with Honours (Education) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

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What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

There is an eight week school experience placement which allows students to put theory into practice.

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: School Experience joint report from school and University following visit from University lecturer - (100%).

School Experience joint report from school and University following visit form University lecturer - (100%).

Resit: Students will only have one opportunity to resit School Experience.

Formative Assessment



Oral feedback on progress will be provided by teachers during the placement. Oral feedback will be provided by lecturer during assessment visit, and will involve a discussion. Written feedback on standard School of Education report form will also be provided.

Course Learning Outcomes


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