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Bachelor of Music (Honours)

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BMus (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_GMUSC_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:March 2020
Department:MUSIC
Field of Study:Music & Performing Arts
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Theoretical, technical and practical knowledge and application in the areas of instrumental/vocal performance, musical direction, aural and analytical skills; stylistic and contextual awareness of a broad musical repertory.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Detailed knowledge and understanding of the theories and concepts relevant to music as a product of western culture
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A range of specialised skills with which to manipulate musical materials and technologies, and the ability to communicate effectively both within the musical community and with external audiences
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to evaluate and select appropriate strategies, techniques and musical approaches for specific professional contexts; ability to structure information and exercise critical thinking
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to respond professionally and creatively to social, communal and individual demands and contexts with appropriate musical engagement
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to identify strengths and opportunities in relation to the demands of the music industry and demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and in a team setting
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Ability to access appropriate opportunities, materials and expertise to support his/her continued professional and personal development
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Action and disposition which contributes to the advancement and enrichment of society through musical practice
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC6013 Core Instrumental Studies 1
MUSC6005 Core Musicianship Skills 1
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MUSC6002 Music History: Perspectives
MUSC6011 Repertory Engagement 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC6014 Core Instrumental Studies 2
MUSC6003 Performing Traditions
MUSC6006 Core Musicianship Skills 2
MUSC6012 Repertory Engagement 2
MUSC6001 Music & Technology 1-2
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7004 Core Musicianship Skills 3
MUSC7013 Repertory Engagement 3
MUSC7008 17th and 18th century music
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7016 Specialised Instr Studies 3
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7002 Core Instrumental Studies 3
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC7015 Introduction to MusicEducation
MUSC7006 Music & Technology 3

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7005 Core Musicianship Skills 4
MUSC7014 Repertory Engagement 4
MUSC7009 19th to 21st century music
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7017 Specialised Instr Studies 4
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7003 Core Instrumental Studies 4
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MUSC7025 Music & Technology 4
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC7010 Orchestration - Foundations
MUSC7001 Intro:Therapy/Community Music
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8021 Core Musicianship Skills 5
MUSC8059 Repertory Engagement 5
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8101 Specialised Instr Studies 5
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8017 Core Instrumental Studies 5
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8054 Vocal Accompaniment
MUSC8025 Counterpoint 1
MUSC8001 Chamber Music 1
MUSC8015 Conducting and Orchestration 1
MUSC8009 Composition Project 1
MUSC8036 Advanced Studies in Irish Trad
MUSC8038 Instrumental Folk Tradition
MUSC8007 Community Music Project 1
MUSC8045 Music Therapy 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC8041 Music & Technology 5
MUSC8029 Devised Performance Project
MUSC8063 Music History: 1890-1950
MUSC8065 Women in Music
MUSC8003 Class Teaching 1
MUSC8033 Instrumental Teaching 1
MUSC8050 Performance Development 1
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8060 Repertory Engagement 6
MUSC8022 Core Musicianship Skills 6
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8103 Specialised Instr Studies 6
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8018 Core Instrumental Studies 6
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8029 Devised Performance Project
MUSC8064 Music History: 1950 to present
MUSC8047 Opera Studies
MUSC8004 Class Teaching 2
MUSC8030 European Music to 1600
MUSC8051 Performance Development 2
MUSC8001 Chamber Music 1
MUSC8002 Chamber Music 2
MUSC8054 Vocal Accompaniment
MUSC8055 Instrumental Accompaniment
MUSC8016 Conducting and Orchestration 2
MUSC8026 Counterpoint 2
MUSC8037 The Irish Folksong Tradition
MUSC8034 Instrumental Teaching 2
MUSC8008 Community Music Project 2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC8046 Music Therapy 2
MUSC8042 Music & Technology 6
MUSC8097 Innovation in Folkmusic
MUSC8100 Choral Music-History & Context
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8061 Repertory Engagement 7
MUSC8023 Core Musicianship Skills 7
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8104 Specialised Instr Studies 7
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8019 Core Instrumental Studies 7
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8052 Performance Development 3
MUSC8029 Devised Performance Project
MUSC8063 Music History: 1890-1950
MUSC8065 Women in Music
MUSC8005 Class Teaching 3
MUSC8003 Class Teaching 1
MUSC8031 Dissertation 1
MUSC8033 Instrumental Teaching 1
MUSC8001 Chamber Music 1
MUSC8002 Chamber Music 2
MUSC8054 Vocal Accompaniment
MUSC8055 Instrumental Accompaniment
MUSC8009 Composition Project 1
MUSC8025 Counterpoint 1
MUSC8027 Counterpoint 3
MUSC8048 Orchestration - Large Ensemble
MUSC8036 Advanced Studies in Irish Trad
MUSC8038 Instrumental Folk Tradition
MUSC8013 Conducting 1 - Small Choral
MUSC8035 Instrumental Teaching 3
MUSC8007 Community Music Project 1
MUSC8043 Music & Technology 7
MUSC8098 Choral Arranging
MUSC8045 Music Therapy 1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC8099 Conducting and Orchestration 3
 

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8062 Repertory Engagement 8
MUSC8024 Core Musicianship Skills 8
Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8102 Final Performance
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8020 Core Instrumental Studies 8
Elective
Module Code Module Title
MUSC8100 Choral Music-History & Context
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
MUSC8044 Music & Technology 8
MUSC8029 Devised Performance Project
MUSC8064 Music History: 1950 to present
MUSC8047 Opera Studies
MUSC8006 Class Teaching 4
MUSC8004 Class Teaching 2
MUSC8030 European Music to 1600
MUSC8032 Dissertation 2
MUSC8090 Instrumental Teaching 4
MUSC8053 Performance Development 4
MUSC8001 Chamber Music 1
MUSC8002 Chamber Music 2
MUSC8054 Vocal Accompaniment
MUSC8055 Instrumental Accompaniment
MUSC8014 Conducting 2 - Symphony Orch.
MUSC8049 Orchestration - Symphony Orch.
MUSC8026 Counterpoint 2
MUSC8028 Counterpoint 4
MUSC8010 Composition Project 2
MUSC8037 The Irish Folksong Tradition
MUSC8034 Instrumental Teaching 2
MUSC8008 Community Music Project 2
MUSC8046 Music Therapy 2
MUSC8097 Innovation in Folkmusic
MUSC8098 Choral Arranging
MUSC8099 Conducting and Orchestration 3

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