This seminar is designed to prepare students for undertaking their own research projects in music in the Honours Program. It will introduce and develop students' awareness of recent musical scholarship and research methodologies and equip students with skills to design and conduct research across a wide variety of musical topics. Students will develop strategies for locating and reviewing information efficiently and effectively and begin exploration of their chosen research topic. The seminars culminate with a series of student presentations, in which students present their research proposals to students and staff for discussion.
2 hour seminar/week
Assignments include poster presentation, literature review, seminar presentation, written project proposal (100%)
This unit is a prerequisite for all Performance/Composition students intending to pursue Honours.