About this course
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this course, students should be able to:
- demonstrate a strong knowledge and understanding of their discipline;
- pursue musical knowledge and skills independently, with intellectual honesty and rigorous methods of inquiry;
- use and assimilate the potential of technologies to facilitate the dissemination of musical skills, knowledge and information;
- make critical, informed and sophisticated responses to new musical ideas, methodologies and theoretical frameworks;
- show empathy, self-reflection and critical intelligence in the dissemination of skills and knowledge in their specialisation;
- work competently and productively in a musical setting, both alone and in groups;
- integrate a holistic view of music from different times and places into their working and intellectual lives;
- participate with integrity, discrimination, sound knowledge and understanding in national and international debates, dialogues and discussions in their area of specialisation and in the discipline as a whole;
- communicate effectively;
- have a lifelong commitment to learning.
Graduates should also have developed the following skills:
- a sound attitude towards undertaking life-long learning in music;
- a well-developed capacity to understand and participate as an individual and in collaborative teams as a leader or as a team member;
- a sophisticated level of written, verbal and musical communication skills;
- an ability to think critically and analytically about the musical experience in all its facets: as performance, as composition, and as historical-sociocultural document.
University of Melbourne postgraduate coursework degrees seek to develop graduates who demonstrate a capacity for contemporary professional practice and/or specialist knowledge and theory. Postgraduate coursework degrees have multiple purposes. They are designed to provide students with the opportunity for advanced knowledge and understanding in a specialist area; to enhance professional knowledge and skills; and to engage with new and emerging fields of study.
Last updated: 5 December 2023