Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 6 months part time.|
To be confirmed
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
The Postgraduate Certificate in Music is designed for university graduates in any field who wish to undertake university-level study in music.
A student may focus on either practical skills or academic study, or blend the two together. The program draws together subjects from the Conservatorium's existing degree programs, and may be taken part-time or full-time.Subjects completed towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Music may later be credited towards the Postgraduate Diploma in Music, which may be used as a prerequisite to masters level degree programs at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
|Objectives:||Students will gain a general understanding of the key concepts and issues in a particular specialist area, and develop technical and critical skills.|
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||Full-time and Part-time study options are available.|
|Students enrolled in the Practical Music stream undertake the following subjects:|
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
Three Academic or Music Studies Electives 37.50
Students may choose to undertake an Ensemble Elective (6.25 points) as part of the course
Ensemble, Academic and Music Studies electives are co-taught with the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music's Bachelor of Music program.For elective subject options, see https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/view/2011/B-MUS
This course is designed for graduates with a (usually three-year) pass degree in music, or for students who can demonstrate documented professional experience relevant to their area of specialisation of at least five years.
Applicants are eligible for entry into the Postgraduate Certificate if they:
Applicants are required to apply online via the Faculty of the VCA and Music website - http://vcam.unimelb.edu.au/graduate/music
Students are encouraged to provide as much detailed information in support of their application as possible and to discuss their application with a member of the Academic Staff prior to submission.
Applicants for the Practical Music specialisation are required to undertake a thirty (30) minute audition.
Overseas, and where necessary interstate, students may submit a DVD/CD-Audio recording in place of attending an audition. The DVD/CD-Audio is to be recorded in one session, must be uncut, and accompanied by a Recorded Audition Declaration form.
|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.|
|Graduate Attributes:||University of Melbourne postgraduate coursework degrees seek to develop graduates who demonstrate a capacity for contemporary professional practice and/or specialist knowledge and theory. Postgraduate coursework degrees have multiple purposes. They are designed to provide students with the opportunity for advanced knowledge and understanding in a specialist area; to enhance professional knowledge and skills; and to engage with new and emerging fields of study.|
Graduates should also have developed the following skills:
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