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MU1004   Making Music

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: 3.00 pm Tutorials: Tue, Thu and Fri

This module is designed for students who have already studied an instrument or singing and would like to continue making music at high level while at university. It supports students in improving their performance abilities while developing an understanding of the historical, analytical and aesthetic ideas related to musical performance. The module also offers the chance to study composition and to perform as part of an ensemble. Students are required to present a short recital for examination and to complete related written work.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Students should have a Grade 8 performance certificate or take an audition with the module co-ordinator

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 3 tutorials

Scheduled learning hours: 33

Guided independent study hours: 167

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Practical Examination = 67%, Coursework = 33%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 67%
Coursework: 33%

Re-assessment: 2000-word essay = 50%, Practical Examination (15-minute recital) = 50%


Module teaching staff: Team taught