Composition Seminar#

Subject 740-625 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

On campus.
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week during three semesters of candidature.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Faculty of Music

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Subject Overview:

A series of weekly seminars consisting of:

  • Presentation of papers by students on issues relating to the art and method of composition;
  • Special topics on current issues in composition and contemporary music led by members of the academic staff or visiting composers and performers.
Objectives: On completion of this subject, student should have broadened their knowledge of diversity in compositional method, and developed an ability to communicate clearly regarding their own artistic enterprise.
Assessment: This subject is marked on a Pass/Fail only basis.

Each student must present, to the satisfaction of the course coordinator, at least one paper related to their field of study.

The presentation should be of 40 minutes followed by 20 minutes of discussion led by the student.

Assessment is on a Pass-Fail basis.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Music (Composition

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