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MUSICOL 3001 - Applied Methods in Musicology

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Check with School
Assumed Knowledge: Basic proficiency with reading standard music notation is assumed, but experience or proficiency in musical performance is not required.
Incompatible: MUSST 3001
Assessment: Research project topic proposal 20%, Transcription/analysis exercise 25%, Oral presentation 20%, Research essay 35%

This course covers a broad range of methods used in research by musicologists today. These include music analytical methods as applied to a wide range of notated musical forms and oral performance practices; ethnographic methods such as field observation (including participant-observation), field documentation and interviewing techniques; computer aided methods for data collection and analyses of music and musical instruments; and approaches to interdisciplinary research.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 12/06/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
14187 SE01 20 15 5 Mar - 2 Apr Thursday 11am - 1pm Madley, B14, Practice Room
30 Apr - 28 May Thursday 11am - 1pm Madley, B14, Practice Room