DISSERTATION 60 CREDIT - 2017/8
Module code: MUSM060
Music and Media
MARK CM Dr (Music & Med)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 7
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 590
Tutorial Hours: 10
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Coursework||DISSERTATION (20,000 WORDS)||100|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
A pass in Research Training 1 and 2, Readings in Musicology 1 and 2, and Case Studies 1 and 2.
This module affords students the opportunity to build on knowledge and skills acquired in Research Training, Readings in Musicology, and Case Studies in researching, planning, and executing an extended piece of writing.
To allow in-depth scholarly treatment of an advanced research topic.
|An awareness of sophisticated research methodologies, bibliographic resources, and professional musicological literature.|
|An understanding of a wide range of issues related to your chosen topic, and the ability to identify the most important relevant issues for yourself.|
|The ability to deal with complex ideas of various natures and to communicate them clearly and effectively in writing.|
|The ability to organize and structure a large-scale written work with a degree of independence appropriate to Master's level.|
|Transferable skills: The ability to reason critically.||KC|
|Transferable skills: The ability to adopt a proactive approach to problem-solving.||KCT|
|Transferable skills: Make decisions in complex situations.||KCT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Advice on overall form and topic of the dissertation.
Guidance on the location, selection, and interpretation of relevant source material.
Guidance on appropriate methodologies.
Advice on structuring and presentational concerns.
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Engage with key debates in contemporary musicology in the planning, research, and fulfilment of a large-scale individual project.
The learning and teaching methods include:
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate independence in the planning, research, and fulfilment of a large-scale individual project.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
Verbal feedback on your progress will be supplied in these sessions and during one-to-one tutorials during the year.
You will also receive written feedback from your supervisor in the form of annotations on your drafts or comments on non-assessed performances.
Reading list for DISSERTATION 60 CREDIT : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/musm060
Programmes this module appears in
|Music (Musicology) MMus||2||Compulsory||A weighted aggregate mark of 50% is required to pass the module|
Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.