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Developing Professionalism - MUS00141H

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Aine Sheil
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2020-21
    • See module specification for other years: 2019-20

Module summary

In this module you will study basic career theories and how they relate to developing professional roles in music-related fields and beyond. You will explore your own decision-making processes around the idea of ‘career’ and relate these to your areas of individual practice in music.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2020-21

Module aims

In this module you will study basic career theories and how they relate to developing professional roles in music-related fields and beyond. You will explore your own decision-making processes around the idea of ‘career’ and relate these to your areas of individual practice in music. The module aims to enable you to explore your current skills and gain experience developing qualities that support professional development.

Module learning outcomes

On completion of this module, you will:

  • be able to reflect on your ideas about career
  • have developed your own personal career plan and received feedback on it
  • be in a position to identify, discuss and illustrate the importance of transferrable skills
  • understand more about yourself and the work environments you might enter

 

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Career Plan
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Pass/fail

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Career Plan
N/A 100

Module feedback

Feedback to students within 20 working days of submission.

Indicative reading

Reading to be confirmed.



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