Composition Minor (Part Time)

Subject 740-633 (2009)

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Credit Points: 87.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Individual supervision.
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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Candidates will receive regular individual lessons as mutually agreed between student and supervisor. Additional participation in composition-related activities is expected of all candidates.
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.


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Subject Overview:

Composition Minor (Part-Time), undertaken over six semesters of candidature.

Candidates must prepare a folio containing:

  • A minimum of two original compositions in different media totalling no less than 25 minutes' duration;
  • A CD recording of a performance of at least one work written during the period of candidature. The works proposed for the folio must be approved by the Graduate Studies Committee.
Objectives: Students completing this subject should expect to have developed the technical and creative skills of music composition.

Candidates must submit three copies of the folio within the period of candidature for examination pursuant to Statute 12.5.1.

The folio will be examined using the procedures used for theses pursuant to Statutes 12.1 and 12.5.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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