13 Music Studies

13MUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Thomas

Students taking this course will experience the following aspects of music:

  • Listening and analysis skills within the context of the study of music history topics.
  • Topic studies in music history and set works.
  • Research, Harmonic and Tonal conventions, Arranging.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 12 Music. At least 4 years music tuition and the ability to read music confidently, or HOD approval by interview.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91421 v3 Music Studies 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores
3
E
4
*
A.S. 91422 v2 Music Studies 3.7 - Analyse a substantial music work
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91423 v2 Music Studies 3.8 - Examine the influence of context on a substantial music work
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91424 v2 Music Studies 3.9 - Create two arrangements for an ensemble
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91425 v2 Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Scholarship, University and Polytech courses, radio, journalism, professional musician, advertising, media, arts management, teaching


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