Materials & Structures 4

Subject 758-403 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 25.00
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A two-hour seminar per week plus a minimum of one hour per month supervision of research paper
Total Time Commitment:

2 hour seminar per week plus 1 hour per month supervision

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Student and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank Vic 3006 Tel: 03 9685 9419
Subject Overview:
  • Development of research skills and knowledge of research methodology;
  • Discussion of issues relevant to students’ areas of research;
  • Examination of historical and contemporary practices in composition, improvisation and performance, and
  • Formal presentation of at least one research paper (there is a minimum of one hour per month supervision of the research paper).

Preparation, participation, commitment including two reports on progress in the research project, one per semester (20%).

A written research paper of between 8,000 and 10,000 words, on a topic to be approved by the Honours Committee; topic must be related to the student’s performance activities (80%).

Prescribed Texts: Nil
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Music Performance Honours (VCA)

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