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MU309A: COMPOSING AND COMMUNITIES (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

The BMus (Hons) Community Music programme uniquely prepares students as informed and creative practitioners in the emerging field of Community Music.

The compulsory suite of course for the BMus (Hons) Community Music programme are designed to fully complement and integrate with each other, bringing together academic and practical experiences.

The student experience in each course is built around a participatory approach to learning and teaching, enabling students to fully engage with the stated learning outcomes.

Teaching incorporates: contact time with lecturers (lectures, seminars and workshops), self-direct study and practical vocational experiences.  Throughout the course students will be asked to undertake a variety of formative tasks including: self-directed research, reading and writing both descriptive and reflective, as well as practical vocational activities and online collaborations.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Christopher Gray

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Either Bachelor Of Music With Honours (Community Music) (Studied) or Bachelor of Music with Honours (Music and Communities) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students on this course will have the opportunity to develop as:

  • composers who understand both community resource and restrictions.
  • facilitators of composing activities in a range of community settings.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Composition folio (100%).

Resit: Failed components of assessment.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Written feedback will be provided by the examination panel on Turnitin.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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