|Year of offer||2017|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will conceive, plan and execute a substantial research project, and present a paper at a conference organised by the School of Music mid-way through the 2 semesters of enrolment.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should:
- demonstrate a command of both standard literature and writings at the current scholarly forefront of the chosen field
- develop the capacity for independent and original research and the ability to, plan and execute a substantial research project
On completion of this subject students should have developed:
- a capacity for independent critical thought
- an openness to new ideas
- knowledge, skills and practices that provide a basis for independent critical inquiry and research-based writing
Eligibility and requirements
740-359 Music Research or 740-432 The Ethnography of Music, or equivalent by permission of the coordinator.
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
This assessment statement applies to the entire enrolment across Parts 1 and 2 of the subject (i.e. MUSI40104 and MUSI40105 together).
- Attendance at twelve seminars during the 2 semesters of enrolment (5%)
- A 12000 word dissertation due no later than 5.00 pm on the last day of the second semester of enrolment (95%)
- Presentation of two work-in-progress reports
Dates & times
- Semester 1
Principal coordinator Kerry Murphy Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours One fortnightly 1-hour seminar plus regular consultation with the appointed supervisor, over 2 semesters. Total time commitment 360 hours Teaching period 27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017 Last self-enrol date 10 March 2017 Census date 31 March 2017 Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017 Assessment period ends 23 June 2017
Semester 1 contact information
- Semester 2
Principal coordinator Kerry Murphy Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours One fortnightly 1-hour seminar plus regular consultation with the appointed supervisor, over 2 semesters. Total time commitment 360 hours Teaching period 24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017 Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017 Census date 31 August 2017 Last date to withdraw without fail 22 September 2017 Assessment period ends 17 November 2017
Semester 2 contact information
Time commitment details
360 hours (overall total for enrolment in Part 1 and Part 2 across consecutive study periods)
Additional delivery details
This subject continues over two consecutive study periods, with students first enrolling in MUSI40104 Dissertation Part 1 and then subsequently enrolling in MUSI40105 Dissertation Part 2, for a total enrolment of 37.5 credit points. Students will receive an overall result for the subject following completion of the two-subject sequence.
Information provided on this page applies to Part 1 and Part 2 of the subject (MUSI40104 and MUSI40105).
A Dissertation Guidelines Handbook will be available prior to the commencement of semester.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Graduate Diploma in Music Informal specialisation Musicology/Ethnomusicology Specialisation (BH-MUS)
- Available to Study Abroad and Exchange students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad.