RESEARCH TRAINING B - 2020/1
Module code: MUSM055
The purpose of this module is to provide students with the opportunity of developing further the skills acquired in Research Training A. The context for this is the researching, planning, and delivery of a 20-minute presentation.
Music and Media
MARK Christopher (Music & Med)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: W390
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Research Training A
Indicative content includes:
- Writing for spoken presentation.
- Techniques of presentation.
- Group discussions of presentations in the Music seminar series.
- Trial presentations of your paper’s Introduction in a workshop environment.
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Oral exam or presentation||20 MINUTE PRESENTATION||75|
3000-word essay (replacing the 20 minute presentation)
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of key issues in recent musicological debates.
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
- 20 Minute Presentation
- 1500-Word Selfcritique
5-minute practice presentation
Detailed written feedback will be provided within three weeks of the submission of the summative assessment. Immediate oral feedback will be given on the formative assessment.
Verbal feedback will be given to contributions during class discussions as well as individual tutorials on coursework essay plans.
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Develop students’ skills in musicology to the level required for successful work at Masters’ level.
The learning and teaching methods include:
- Guided research.
- Trial presentations
Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.
Reading list for RESEARCH TRAINING B : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/musm055
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 2020/1 academic year.