Learning outcomes

 

In their independent work,1st-year students should

In their independent work,2nd-year students shouldIn their independent work,3rd-year students should

1

devising submissions

A1 produce self-devised submissions that demonstrate engagement with the material introduced in the project, and knowledge and understanding of related key ideas; B1 devise original submissions that demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of, and engagement with, material introduced in the project; C1 devise original submissions that demonstrate deep and thorough knowledge and understanding of key ideas related to the project, and engagement with material introduced in the project;

2

applying knowledge

A2 draw on recently-acquired knowledge of research techniques, critical thinking and creativity; B2 draw on both previously learned and recently-acquired knowledge of research techniques, experience, critical thinking and creativity, applying theory and/or practice critically; C2 show advanced ability to draw on both previously learned and recently-acquired knowledge of research techniques, experience, critical thinking and creativity, applying theory and / or practice with developed criticality;

3

quoting and referencing ideas

A3 explore scholarly or creative works in the public domain to discover a range of ideas about their chosen topics, and use, quote and reference those ideas correctly; B3 explore in detail scholarly or creative work in the public domain to discover a range of theories about and approaches to relevant topics, and evaluate, use, quote and reference those theories in a critical and selective manner; C3 explore thoroughly scholarly or creative works in the public domain to discover range of theories about and approaches to relevant topics, and evaluate, use, quote and reference those theories in a critical and selective manner; also, provide specific examples effectively to allow illustration of and to support complex original ideas;

4

communicating ideas

A4 communicate findings and ideas in coherent and logical ways;   B4 communicate findings and ideas in fluent, coherent and logical ways; C4 communicating findings and ideas in sophisticated, coherent and logical ways;

5

using case studies

A5 use appropriate examples and case studies to illustrate issues discussed; B5 use appropriate examples and case studies to illustrate key issues discussed to a high level; C5 use appropriate examples and case studies to illustrate key issues discussed to a sophisticated level;

6

having original ideas

A6 express and explain their own understanding of, and thoughts about, chosen topics, also demonstrating development towards original thinking; B6 demonstrate a high level of engagement with the material under discussion by advancing original ideas as key elements of the submission; C6 demonstrate a sophisticated level of engagement with the material under discussion by advancing original ideas as key elements of the submission;

7

presenting seminars

A7 present effective group or individual seminars on chosen topics;   B7 present effective and well-researched group or individual seminars on specific aspects;   C7 work to an advanced level in presenting seminars and/or presentations on specific aspects of chosen topics;

8

performing music with understanding

A8 perform music appropriate to the project with some recognition of style and performance practice, and with some evidence of analytical understanding; B8 perform music appropriate to the project with full recognition of style and performance practice, and with evidence of critical and analytical understanding; C8 perform appropriate repertoire accurately, with full recognition of style and/or performance practice, demonstrating a personal approach to the work and, where appropriate, showing sophisticated ensemble skills when working as part of a group;

9

using analytic techniques

A9 indicate understanding of analytical techniques appropriate to the project B9 indicate thorough understanding of analytical techniques appropriate to the project; C9 demonstrate thorough and well-theorized understanding of, and a personal approach to, analytical techniques appropriate to the project;

10

using compositional techniques

A10 demonstrate an understanding of, and basic competence in, compositional techniques appropriate to the project; B10 demonstrate assurance with, and a personal approach to, compositional techniques appropriate to the project; C10 demonstrate assurance with, an individual approach to, and a sophisticated control of, techniques of composition appropriate to the project;

11

using techniques of improvisation 

A11 demonstrate an understanding of, and basic competence in, techniques of improvisation appropriate to the project; B11 demonstrate assurance with, and a personal approach to, techniques of  improvisation appropriate to the project; C11 demonstrate assurance with, and a personal approach to, techniques of improvisation appropriate to the project;

12

using critical listening skills  

A12 demonstrate basic skills in listening by commenting critically on musical materials or through elementary transcription; B12 demonstrate assurance in critical listening through transcription or by commenting analytically on musical materials; C12 demonstrate a sophisticated ability to listen critically through detailed transcription, or by commenting on musical materials using techniques of analysis, close reading or other appropriate theories;  

13

vocational work

A13 demonstrate an awareness of the context of community arts and an ability to apply its principles in a practical setting; B13 demonstrate a critical understanding of community arts and an ability to relate theory to practice; C13 demonstrate a critical understanding of current theories and policies and relate these to appropriately designed and managed fieldwork;