Course Title: Music: Major Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Music: Major Project

Credit Points: 24


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

PERF2068

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016

Course Coordinator: Dr Ian Rogers

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9838

Course Coordinator Email: ian.rogers@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of PERF2067 Music: Career Pathways.

OR

Alternatively you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course. Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. Further information: Credit at RMIT


Course Description

In this final semester course you will further develop your knowledge and skills in producing a polished product for your area of creative practice. You will refine the research, writing and production skills you acquired through prior study in an applied manner to solve specific project requirements. The course gives you the opportunity to produce an original project of a high aesthetic standard as a prime indicator of your abilities and creative talent. You will design a project that relates specifically to your own expertise, skills and interests.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Apply a body of theoretical and practical knowledge and specific skills in media and communication, particularly in your discipline, in which to base your professional practice or future study.
  • Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation when identifying and solving problems in diverse contexts within your discipline.
  • Apply initiative and judgment in planning, problem solving and decision making in your practice or future study.


Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Design and develop an original creative project that reflects intention and ideas.
  • Refine concepts and develop creative approaches to presenting information.
  • Analyse and identify problems and challenges associated with specific projects.
  • Critically analyse and interpret a wide range of texts.
  • Critically reflect on your own and others’ projects.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, individual and group activities.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Music Industry students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies: http://rmit.libguides.com/music.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include essays, reports, reflective papers, creative projects and presentations, individually and in groups. Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment