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MU3001   Making Music 3

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 30

ECTS credits : 15

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged

This module caters for students aiming to make music to a professional level or students wishing to go on to study practical music at postgraduate level: students can choose to focus on solo performance, composition or conducting. The module emphasises how students can best present their unique creative voice in their final public performance. Teaching will include instrumental/vocal/conducting lessons at the Music Centre (covering five hours' tuition over the semester), masterclasses with professional musicians and weekly performance classes. Students will also receive teaching in creative entrepreneurship to enhance their understanding of the music profession.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must achieve a mark of 11 or more in MU2001. Students lacking the pre-requisite can audition for entrance to the module

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1-hour seminars (11 weeks), 1-hour tutorials (11 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 37

Guided independent study hours: 263

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Reflective diary = 10%, CD liner notes and publicity kit = 10%, Practical tutorials = 10%, Performance or portfolio of compositions = 60%, Improvisation/quick study task = 10%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 75%
Coursework: 25%

Re-assessment: CD liner note and publicity kit = 30%, Performance or portfolio of compositions = 60%, Improvisation/quick study task = 10%


Module coordinator: Mr B Williams
Module teaching staff: Mr B Williams
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