Undergraduate Course: Dissertation in Music (MUSI10016)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students will research in depth some aspect of musical history or analysis of their own choosing and will write a c.10,000 to 12,000 word dissertation, under the supervision of a member of staff.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Research Methods in Music (MUSI10066)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 5,
Summative Assessment Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Dissertation of c.10,000 to 12,000 words (100%).
|No Exam Information
| - Students will have learned how to carry out systematic and extended research into a musical topic.
- They will have gained experience in planning and writing a piece of extended written work.
- They will have learned how to synthesise information and views from a variety of sources.
- They will have learned how to present a dissertation, properly referenced and with bibliography, appendices and all necessary scholarly apparatus.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||1 hour per week for 2 weeks. Each semester begins with hour long classes. Then, as this course is an individual programme of research, the teaching allocation of 30 minutes for 6 weeks refers to individual tutorials which provide preparation, guidance and quality control.
|Keywords||Dis music history dissertation extended essay
|Course organiser||Prof Raymond Macdonald
Tel: (0131 6)50 2424
|Course secretary||Miss Annabelle Evans
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422
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