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Programme and Module Handbook

Postgraduate Programme and Module Handbook 2007-2008 (archived)

Module MUSI51190: Music Dissertation (Triple)

Department: Music

MUSI51190: Music Dissertation (Triple)

Type Open Level 4 Credits 90 Availability Available in 2007/08 Module Cap


  • None


  • None

Excluded Combination of Modules

  • None


  • To provide an opportunity for detailed and independent study of a subject of special interest to the study at an advanced level, both as a possible foundation for further research at doctoral level and also as a major component of the chosen field at MA level.


Learning Outcomes

Subject-specific Knowledge:
    Subject-specific Skills:
      Key Skills:

        Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to the learning outcomes of the module

        Teaching Methods and Learning Hours

        Activity Number Frequency Duration Total/Hours
        Seminars 7 as required 1 hour 7
        Preparation and Reading
        Total 900

        Summative Assessment

        Component: Dissertation Component Weighting: 100%
        Element Length / duration Element Weighting Resit Opportunity
        Dissertation 15,000 words 100%

        Formative Assessment:

        Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University