Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||150 credit points taken over 18 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Mr Ian Godfrey
Currently enrolled students:
The Master of Music (Performance Teaching) is a specialist coursework degree, preparing graduates in Western classical and contemporary music as performer-teachers. Our graduates work as instrumental or vocal instructors in schools, studios, community programs, and in private provider and further education settings, both in Australia and overseas.
The course has two specialisations:
The course provides advanced music performance tuition, second instrument studies and ensemble participation alongside the pedagogy of performance teaching. Professional practice is completed in a variety of settings including community organisations, schools, studios and Suzuki classes and there is a range of elective subjects in the practical, theoretical and research areas.
Completing the Instrumental Specialisation in the Master of Music (Performance Teaching) will enable students to obtain advanced standing with a range of education providers, leading to Victorian Institute of Teaching registration after an additional period of study.
This course also offers a pathway into the PhD via the Professional Research Project elective.
On completion of this course, graduates will be able to demonstrate
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:|| |
This course is offered as a 1.5 year full time, 3 year part time program.
|Subject Options:|| |
See Specialisation options above.
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
|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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
The graduates from the MMus(PerfTchng) course should be:
Academically excellent and musically skilled as teachers of music performance as a result of:
Artistically sophisticated with a high level of understanding of the aesthetic of their discipline, honed through learning, practice, critical reflection and performance, with high levels of personal autonomy and accountability.
Experienced in assessment practices that demand independent thinking, critical analysis and an openness to new ideas through:
Familiar and competent with written and spoken communication, the ethics of scholarship, basic research protocols through a program of specific music performance teaching subjects, including individual tuition, applied and pedagogical music studies, and professional teaching practice.
Creative and critical music performers, teachers and thinkers with highly developed skills for on-going, self-directed professional learning.
Knowledgeable across the disciplines of music performance and instrumental / vocal teaching including the associated areas of cognitive development and psychology of music.
Accepting of the responsibility to move towards intellectual independence and towards accountability in terms of both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Able to plan and execute a research project or a capstone project in music performance, music performance teaching or conducting.
Leaders in performing and teaching communities with knowledge developed through:
Attuned to cultural diversity through:
Active global citizens through:
The course offers Primary Level Suzuki Teacher Accreditation through the elective subject Suzuki Practicum which is provided in conjunction with the Suzuki Talent Education Association of Australia [Victoria] Inc. and is recognised by the Talent Education Research Institute [Japan] and the International Suzuki Association.
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