Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Dates & Locations:||This is a time-based subject, taught on campus at Southbank.|
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 months minimum (or part time equivalent) |
Total Time Commitment: Sufficient for research leading to thesis
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Extensive background in dance and choreography essential|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Students will receive regular individual supervision of up to two hours per week and may be required to make regular reports, usually monthly, on the progress of their research. They will also be required to attend a formal interview with their supervisor and/or the Head of the School at the end of each semester, at which their progress will be discussed. Records will be kept of the discussion.
The objectives of this subject are:
The assessment of the Master of Choreography will be by percentage mark, comprising: Performance work(s) (60%); Research paper of 15,000 or equivalent as approved by the course assessment committee (40%).
Students must submit three (3) copies of the research paper plus three (3) videotape copies of the performance work(s) for examination in accordance with Statute 12.5.1, within the period of candidature. The initial submission for examination should be in unbound form; once examination is complete and corrections have been made, two copies of the research paper and all accompanying documentation (eg. Video tapes, CD ROM) must be submitted before the result is finalised. The copies are for the Library.
Assessment will be by two (2) external examiners. The Chairman of Examiners can request a candidate attend for a Viva Voce before the Assessment Committee. The research paper must be submitted within 8 weeks of completion of the performance folio.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of the course, students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/|
|Notes:||Student and Academic Services, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, Vic 3006 Tel: 03 9685 9419|
Master of Choreography (VCA) |
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