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Music Honours A - MUSC4011

Year - 2018

The Honours BA in Music is both a completion at a high standard of an academic education in music, and a preparation for postgraduate study in music. Intending Honours students should speak to the Honours co-ordinator before enrolling. Honours requirements are: A dissertation on a topic agreed with the course coordinator, but normally negotiated by the end of the previous year in the course of MUSC3609 Musicology. A research-based creative component (performance, composition, curation) equivalent to up to 6000 words may, with permission of the supervisor, be included as an integral part of the dissertation, and a further 12 credit points in Arts or Music (subject to approval).

2 hr Dissertation Seminar/week, plus fortnightly supervision

15,000 - 20,000 word thesis which may include a creative component equivalent to 6000 words (50%); Dissertation Seminar (20%); 12 credit points in Arts or Music units of study (30%).


Credit results in MUSC3609, and (MUSC2631 or MUSC3699), and a result of Credit or greater in 36 credit points of Senior Music units


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Arts Music
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr James Wierzbicki
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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