Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Southbank|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 2.00 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
Dr Robert Vincs
Currently enrolled students:
Please Note: with the consolidation of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music this course has been replaced by the Master of Music (Jazz & Improvisation) and the Master of Music (Interactive Composition). From 2016 applications are no longer accepted for this course.
The MFA aims to provide opportunities for suitably qualified candidates to develop their potential for research, develop mastery in their field of practice and contribute to understandings of contemporary artistic practice and theories of arts and culture. High quality research subjects and independent supervision ensure artistic and intellectual excellence and leadership potential, and learning and training takes place in an international context.
The Master of Fine Arts develops the following skills in its graduate researchers:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Master of Fine Arts is a graduate degree consisting of 200 points normally taking two years of full-time study or part-time equivalent. The degree requires the completion of two coursework subjects - a research methods and a research seminar subject - along with an individual supervised project of research and practice in the area of Contemporary Music.
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
RHD First Half Year, RHD Second Half Year
|Entry Requirements:|| |
Please refer to the Master of Music (Jazz & Improvisation) and the Master of Music (Interactive Composition) for details.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Communication: Students must be able to participate in and produce performances and exhibitions as required; they will also need to communicate effectively and efficiently in oral and written forms. Communication with fellow students, professional and academic staff, and the wider public about their knowledge and application of practising Arts disciplines is essential.
|Further Study:|| |
At the successful completion of this degree students will be eligible to apply for PhD studies.
Research Masters degrees at the University of Melbourne seek to develop graduates who have a capacity for defining and managing a research project characterised by originality and independence. Their training equips them for more sustained and original work at the doctoral level or for applied research positions in a wider variety of contexts.
|Links to further information:||www.gradresearch.unimelb.edu.au|
Detailed information for prospective Master of Music students regarding the application process, including application deadlines and the application form is available at mcm.unimelb.edu.au/study/degrees
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