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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course builds on the work done in years 2 and 3 and introduces students to a further range of topics in the field of music education. A broader range of Professional Studies topics current in Scottish Education are developed, such as Emotion and Learning, Learning without Limits and Moving Image Education. Students have the opportunity to develop progressively the benchmark standards relating to the Standards for Registration. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year 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?

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

Professional Studies: these lectures and workshops continue coverage of educational principles and practice begun in Professional Studies in year 3. Music Education Studies: these sessions enable students to deepen and extend their knowledge on a range of current music education topics such as music education in the senior phase, professional enquiry in music education, music technology.

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: Essay of 4,000 words on Education Studies topic (100%).

Resit: Resubmission of components of essay on Education Studies topic identified as having failed (100%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


Oral feedback is provided in practical skills classes (keyboard skills etc). Written feedback is provided on the essay in the form of annotations to the script and a feedback form.

Course Learning Outcomes


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