|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Candidate will conceive, plan and execute a research topic and produce a 12,000 word thesis, excluding bibliography, footnotes and appendices, on an approved topic.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject students should have:
- Demonstrated the ability to conceive, plan and execute a substantial research project;
- Demonstrated a capacity to think originally and independently within the chosen area of research discipline;
- Shown a command of both standard literature and writings at the current scholarly forefront of the chosen field;
- Shown the ability to apply the relevant research methodologies rigorously and appropriately;
- Demonstrated the ability to write in a scholarly manner to a level acceptable for publication; and
- Demonstrated the ability to make a clear and articulate oral presentation on their research topic.
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
- Intellectual curiosity, including understanding of the philosophical and methodological bases of research activity;
- Ability and self-confidence to comprehend complex concepts, and to express them lucidly whether orally or in writing;
- Knowledge, skills and practices, which provide a basis for independent critical inquiry and research-based writing;
- Capacity for self-directed learning and ability to plan work and use time effectively.
Eligibility and requirements
The Research Process for Musicians or equivalent. If you have not completed MUSI40064 Research Process for Musicians as an honours student, or an equivalent subject elsewhere, you will need to complete MUSI90191 Research Process for Musicians (RHD) prior to enroling in Research Essay. Students are expected to have a thesis topic and research proposal before being permitted to enrol in this subject.
|Code||Name||Teaching period||Credit Points|
|MUSI90191||The Research Process For Musicians (RHD)||
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
A 12,000 word thesis, excluding bibliography, footnotes and appendices, due during the examination period at the end of the second semester. Hurdle requirement: a 50-minute presentation of the results of the research at a graduate research seminar.
Dates & times
- Year Long
Principal coordinator Robert Nairn Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours Candidates will receive regular individual supervision as agreed with the the supervisor. Total time commitment 240 hours Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 27 October 2019 Last self-enrol date 15 March 2019 Census date 31 May 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 27 September 2019 Assessment period ends 22 November 2019
Year Long contact information
Time commitment details
240 hours over 2 semesters of full time enrolment.
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Music (Music Performance)