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Bachelor of Music Performance (Degree with Honours) (734AA) // Attributes, outcomes and skills

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Intended learning outcomes

The objectives of this course are:

  • to further encourage the development of creative, vital musicians, sufficiently flexible to contribute to the changing needs of the artistic community;
  • to further develop practical music skills to the highest possible level, combined with a comprehension of music and the other arts in a variety of historical, social and cultural contexts;
  • to provide a comprehensive study of current musical practices within a fundamentally aural approach to learning;
  • to develop a realistic awareness of the demands of the music profession, and
  • to encourage interaction with the wider educational and artistic community.

Generic skills

At the completion of the Bachelor of Music Performance (Honours) students should be able to:

  • exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills and understanding of ethics as they relate to the practising musician;
  • demonstrate an open and independent attitude towards contemporary cultural developments;
  • demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to the challenges for the professional musician in the 21st century;
  • critically and creatively engage with topics of cultural significance across the broader community;
  • work at various levels, both individually and as a team member, in a wide variety of musical environments, and
  • understand and appreciate how the arts connect with the broader society and culture.