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Project III: Advanced Project - MUS00069M

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Nicky Losseff
  • Credit value: 100 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2022-23
  • Notes: This is an independent study module

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2022-23 to Summer Vacation 2022-23
B Summer Term 2022-23 to Summer Vacation 2022-23
C Summer Vacation 2021-22 to Autumn Term 2022-23

Module aims

This module aims to help students towards finding an original and technically assured voice in relation to their final, advanced projects in performance, composition or research, and to present their work as if in a professional arena. As with projects 1 and 2, the main teaching is through tutorial and/or individual vocal or instrumental lessons.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students should

Knowledge and understanding

1) have a wide knowledge of written and sounding materials and other research tools as appropriate to their areas of interest;

2) be using those tools with assurance;

3) have gained a wide experience of previous and current work relevant to their new or expanded research areas;

4) have wide experience in applying to their research findings a larger range of critical tools drawn from performance studies, composition, musicology, analysis and related disciplines as appropriate;

5) know how to contextualize and critically assess their findings in a sophisticated way;

6) know how to articulate those findings in a sophisticated way through performance, composition or writing;

7) continue to develop a knowledge of texts and compositions to widen experience of the field in which they are working

Discipline related learning outcomes

1) have produced work (compositions, performances, essays) showing sophisticated and original ideas through creative and academic exploration;

2) have developed those ideas by advanced study of the processes of compositions, performances and academic writing and learning to apply them to their own work;

3) through the development of vocal, instrumental, compositional or academic writing technique, be able to present a large body of work in performance, writing or composition which will test stamina.


Task Length % of module mark Group
10,000-15,000 word essay
N/A 100 A1
45-50 mins recital with commentary
N/A 100 A2
10,000-15,000 word essay
N/A 100 B1
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
N/A 10 B2
45-50 mins recital with commentary
N/A 90 B2

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