Musicological Research Methods 1

Subject 740-359 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
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Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

On campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: Permission of the coordinator of musicology
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Associate Professor Kerry Murphy
Subject Overview:

On completion of this subject, students should be aware of the variety of resources and methodologies available for musicological research; develop skills in advanced bibliographic management and increase their awareness of available research resources in various fields; and attain the research and writing skills prerequisite to writing a dissertation. Topics include an introduction to the skills and techniques of musicological research, including such issues as music bibliography, editorial practices and archival practices, as well as the mechanics of dissertation writing.

Assessment: Written assignments of up to 4000 words (90%); attendance and participation in class (10%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Teaching
Diploma in Music (Practical)
Diploma in Music (Practical)
Graduate Diploma in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)
Postgraduate Diploma in Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)

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