courses

0822

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Arts.

If you are seeking to commence your studies in 2016, please visit our new Find A Course for 2016.

Course code0822
Managing facultyArts
Abbreviated titleBMus(Hons)
CRICOS code084610A
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT

Students have maximum of two years to complete this course.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0822
Contact details

http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/contact-arts/

Course coordinator

Paul Williamson

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Honours is a prestigious program comprising a fourth year of coursework and research after the completion of a Bachelor of Music. Students choose a topic and undertake research working with a carefully selected supervisor who provides individual guidance and academic counselling.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of the honours program, students will have extended their undergraduate knowledge in a specific area of music through in-depth research and built upon their skills in the areas of research, analysis, writing and other forms of communication.

Entry requirements

Students must have:

  • completed a degree, with a major (48 points or the equivalent) in music
  • obtained at least a distinction average (70 per cent) in the honours discipline(s) to the value of 24 points at second and third-year level, of which at least 18 points must be at third-year level.

Contact the School of MusicSchool of Music (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music/) for any additional or special requirements.

Structure

Students, in consultation with and under the direct supervision of a member/s of the academic staff:

(a.) carry out a program of research on an agreed topic approved by the faculty in the student's chosen discipline, including attending and/or presenting at seminars, undertaking any required coursework studies and other related activities as indicated by the faculty

(b.) submit for assessment a thesis of a specified length on the program of research which meets the requirements of the examiners. Creative work or performance or a written critical commentary may also form part of the thesis assessment.

Requirements

Refer to 'Areas of study' for discipline-specific requirements.

Areas of study

Award(s)

Bachelor of Music (Honours)