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MUSC13411 - Principal Music Studios 5

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Students completing the Principal Music Studios series of units will undertake a series of developmental practical music studies relating to their primary study area. In Principal Music Studios 5, students in the Jazz and Popular specialisation will continue their practical music studies in one instrument, voice or composition, focusing on advanced level repertoire and technical work. Creative Music Technology students will continue their practical music technology studies focusing on advanced level recording, manipulating and music development work. Students are expected to demonstrate cumulative levels of skill and knowledge through this series of units.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 3
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites MUSC12412 Principal Music Studios 4 AND students must be enrolled in either CG51 Bachelor of Music OR CU01 Bachelor of Music (teach out)

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2014

Term 1 - 2017 Profile
Mackay
Term 1 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Mackay
Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Mackay
Online
Term 1 - 2020 Profile
Mackay
Online
Term 1 - 2021 Profile
Mackay
Online
Term 1 - 2022 Profile
Mackay
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical and Written Assessment 40%
2. Practical and Written Assessment 40%
3. Practical Assessment 20%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.9 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 53.85% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Unit Evaluations
Feedback
Quality of teaching staff
Recommendation
Continue to source high-quality teaching staff for the Principal Music Studios units.
Action Taken
This unit is delivered by expert musicians in their individual instrument areas.
Source: Personal Communication
Feedback
Optimising equipment for online lessons
Recommendation
Unit coordinator will provide updated instructional videos on optimising the online video and audio set up for online students to ensure they have the best possible streaming lesson experience.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. perform the advanced technical work covered in this unit
  2. execute the advanced level repertoire and skills studied in this unit
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the stylistic and interpretive requirements of the advanced level repertoire studied in this unit.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Practical and Written Assessment
2 - Practical and Written Assessment
3 - Practical Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Practical and Written Assessment
2 - Practical and Written Assessment
3 - Practical Assessment