BMus Music (Performance)
(Award available for year: Bachelor of Music)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- undertake an independent dissertation of a focused musicological study, with individual supervision, and produce an advanced piece of writing;- demonstrate consistent and reliable performance skills, critical faculties, technical skills and expressive qualities;- apply advanced historical, analytical, critical and comparative methodologies to the articulation and development of arguments including recent advances in scholarship;- show an awareness of the ambiguity and limitations of source materials;- demonstrate self-reliance and/or leadership in a variety of chosen musical disciplines.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area(s) studied; - the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility;- the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations;- the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences;- the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline;- work that draws on a wide variety of material;- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;- evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline;- work that is typically both evaluative and creative.