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Applied Voice Skills (MUSI90163)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2017
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeMUSI90163
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject develops and extends the skills learned in Voice Skills. The focus is upon applying voice skills for the student’s own professional development as well as extending vocal pedagogical skills for effective use in the student’s specialist setting.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject, students will have:
• skills to evaluate, plan and implement a daily practice which develops their own voice;
• extended their range of vocal pedagogical skills;
• developed diagnostic skills for working with groups and individuals;
• further developed an approach to working with the relationship between voice and text;
• developed a sound understanding of the relationship between the body and voice and apply this to practical demonstration of the embodiment of the voice;
• applied techniques which serve the vocal requirements of performance/public speaking;
• practised leading a small group vocal session with peers;
• received feedback from tutors on the individual’s vocal development.

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;
• an ability to critically evaluate and synthesise research literature;
• 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 June 2018