2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
20 creditsClass Size: 90
Module manager: Ms Jo Fairley
Taught: Semesters 1 & 2 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
Pre-requisite qualificationsWe expect students to have attained a minimum mark of 80% in ABRSM, Trinity Guildhall, or Rockschool Grade 8 or equivalent, or to be of equivalent standard.
Students will not be able to enrol on this module directly. If you are a Single or Joint Honours Music student, please return the forms that you have been sent in August in order to select this module.
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis module addresses the progressive development of instrumental or vocal technique and the development of performance skills through repertoire studies, the development of associated skills of aural awareness, sight reading and memorising, and skills in time-management and professional communication. Students will take individual lessons with a specialist teacher. These are normally taken at fortnightly intervals. Students are expected to practice for a minimum of an hour a day with only occasional days of rest from practice. Assessment includes two short performances and two pieces of written work.
ObjectivesThe progressive development of instrumental or vocal technique and the development of performance skills through repertoire studies; the development of associated skills of aural awareness, sight reading and memorising, and skills in time-management and professional communication.
On completion of the module students should be able to:
- Manage their time effectively
- Communicate with professional musicians effectively
- Take responsibility for their own development as performers
- Show development of instrumental/vocal technique
- Display skills in musical communication
- Show development of musical expression
- Reflect critically on their progress and achievements as performers
- Engage in informal peer assessment
This varies from student to student depending upon the chosen instrumental or vocal study. Students will take individual lessons with a specialist teacher. These are normally taken at fortnightly intervals.
Students are expected to practice for a minimum of an hour a day with only occasional days of rest from practice; students may be expected to take part in departmental ensembles as appropriate.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||181.00|
|Total Contact hours||19.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||200.00|
Private studyIndividual practice and preparation for performances - 181 hours.
Opportunities for Formative Feedback- Reports from instrumental/vocal teachers
- Regular feedback from instrumental/vocal teachers in individual lessons
- End-of-semester performances.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|In-course Assessment||*Report on lessons and progress||0.00|
|In-course Assessment||Self-assessment report||5.00|
|In-course Assessment||Report on level 2/3 class observation||5.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||10.00|
*This report is an essential, required element of the module, without which the module cannot be passed. The report on lessons and progress is available for resit in the case of mitigating or other agreed extenuating circumstances.
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Practical Exam / OSCE||0 hr 10 mins||35.00|
|Practical Exam / OSCE||0 hr 10 mins||55.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||90.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThere is no reading list for this module
Last updated: 30/04/2019
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