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Reading the Text (MUSI90161)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMUSI90161
Campus
Southbank
Availability
January
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject will provide students with the opportunity to study a variety of texts which follow a traditional form of dramatic action, dialogic interaction and narrative logic.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject students will:
• have learned and applied various approaches to working with text from the initial read, through to rehearsal/practice and performance;
• have analysed the relationship between voice, speech and text;
• have an understanding of the actor’s/speaker’s vocal needs within the context of the rehearsal and performance process.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will have:

  • a capacity for self-directed learning and the motivation for continued skills and professional development in voice;
  • an advanced level of oral and written communication;
  • a capacity to manage competing demands on time;
  • an appreciation of the team approach to learning in complex areas;
  • a capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems;
  • initiated and implemented a constructive change to the knowledge and skills base in voice within their communities, including professions and workplaces;
  • an advanced understanding of the underpinning knowledge in voice skills;
  • an ability to develop creative and imaginative vocal techniques which promote safe healthy practices;
  • an ability to promote evidence-based practice in the implementation of a voice program;
  • excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills, including an awareness of personal strengths and limitations;
  • an ability for critical and creative thinking, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning;
  • an advanced knowledge of voice techniques.

Last updated: 16 August 2017