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MU3082: YEAR 3 COMPOSER OPTION (2022-2023)

Last modified: 27 Sep 2022 10:10


Course Overview

‘Ten Living UK Women Composers’ 

Ten Living UK Women Composers will introduce students to ten women composers and their music. It will provide a context for the current situation where music by women is still in the minority both in terms of commissions and performance. Through examining biographies of the composers, their education, career, and output will be discussed. The focus will be on key works by the composers and several of the composers will join the class live online for question-and-answer sessions. Lectures will be on the following ten composers: Helen Grime, Nicola LeFanu. Anna Meredith, Judith Weir, Ailie Robertson, Errollyn Wallen, Linda Buckley, Hannah Kendall, Lillie Harris & Angela Slater. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Gemma Mcgregor

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

  • Music (MU) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 3

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

‘Ten Living UK Women Composers’ 

Ten Living UK Women Composers will introduce students to ten women composers and their music. It will provide a context for the current situation where music by women is still in the minority both in terms of commissions and performance. Through examining biographies of the composers, their education, career, and output will be discussed. The focus will be on key works by the composers and several of the composers will join the class live online for question-and-answer sessions. Lectures will be on the following ten composers: Helen Grime, Nicola LeFanu. Anna Meredith, Judith Weir, Ailie Robertson, Errollyn Wallen, Linda Buckley, Hannah Kendall, Lillie Harris & Angela Slater. 


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University week s 8 - 12, 14 - 18
  • 1 Seminar during University week s 8 - 12, 14 - 18

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Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Oral feedback on reading and presentations during lectures and tutorials. Written feedback on scripts. Students can obtain face to face feedback on ideas and topics from course-coordinator during office hours.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Oral feedback on reading and presentations during lectures and tutorials. Written feedback on scripts. Students can obtain face to face feedback on ideas and topics from course-coordinator during office hours.

Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
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Feedback
Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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