15 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: MUS6003

Aims/Description: This unit provides essential research and study skills necessary for successful completion of the MA in World Music Studies as a whole (bibliographic skills and accessing web resources; editing and revision skills; style sheets; music processing; note-taking and essay planning). It begins with one residential, which includes practical instruction in lectures, seminars and demonstration in several skills, covering both effective music research and efficient distance learning. A series of e-tutorials accompanied by skill-based work-sheets completes the tution element. Successful completion of the unit requires satisfactory completion of a series of academic study tasks.

Staff Contact: WALKER KATE
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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