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Course Overview

This course will entail research work which will contribute to musicological understanding (at undergraduate level). Students will research a topic of their own choice (subject to approval), demonstrating knowledge and understanding of their chosen subject matter in the form of a 10,000 word dissertation. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Frauke Jurgensen

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

  • Music (MU) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • Bachelor of Music with Honours (Music and Communities) (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Dissertation of 10,000 words on an approved musicological topic.

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: Dissertation of 10,000 words (100%).

Resit: Dissertation of 10,000 words (100%).

Formative Assessment

Submission of 1,500 words.


Written feedback in the form of annotations to formative work Feedback on final submission on report form.

Course Learning Outcomes


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