Modiwl WXM-3277:
Dissertation

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Music and Media

40 Credyd neu 20 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1 a 2

Trefnydd: Prof Chris Collins

Amcanion cyffredinol

  • to build on and enhance musicological skills acquired in Year 2
  • to enhance originality and depth of thought
  • to enhance skills in dealing with issues in current musicology, ethnomusicology and/or musical analysis
  • to enhance skills in the search for use of primary and secondary scholarly material
  • to refine skills in argument, writing and presentation

Cynnwys cwrs

The dissertation is an independent piece of writing on a musicological or ethnomusicological topic selected by the candidate in consultation with a member of staff and approved by the Board of Examiners. This selection and approval takes place in the summer term immediately preceding Year 3.

The dissertation should answer one (or more than one) specified research question. The work should take account of previous relevant research but demonstrate originality of mind in approach and argument. Credit will be given for quality of ideas, clarity and logic of argument and presentation, suitability of bibliography, and elegance of presentation.

The dissertation will be accompanied by seminars on the research, bibliography and methodology skills required for writing the dissertation.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

D-: Work which displays basic, restricted knowledge of the subject, with simple ability at conceptual thought, and a limited awareness of issues, but has some evidence of a generally intellectual approach, with fair expression

da

B-: The work should display a sound grasp of the subject, a good level of conceptual thought, awareness of the main issues, with evidence of intellectual acumen and good expression

ardderchog

A: Work which displays a thorough grasp of the subject, with evidence of further study, deeper thought, originality of approach and excellent written skills

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. On completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate possession of powers of sustained independent inquiry.

  2. On completion of this module, students will be able to think in an original and profound manner.

  3. On completion of this module, students will be able to devise, plan and execute an original research project from start to finish.

  4. On completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate advanced skills in the search for and the use of primary and secondary scholarly resources.

  5. On completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate possession of advanced communication skills, using appropriate musicological conventions.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
DISSERTATION Dissertation

An extended dissertation setting out the findings of your research, for submission on Monday of Week 12 of Semester 2.

80
CYFLWYNIAD UNIGOL Presentation

A presentation on the topic of your dissertation, to be given during the Assessment Period of Semester 1.

10
ADDRODDIAD Interim report

A report on the research question, methodology, and planning for the completion of your research project, to be submitted on Monday of Week 13 of Semester 1.

10

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Seminar

Four seminars (1 hour each) in Semester 1

4
Private study 388
Tutorial

Individual supervisions with an allocated supervisor, amounting to a minimum total duration of 8 hours. It is the student's responsibility to arrange supervisions.

8

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Rheloaeth - Gallu defnyddio, cydlynu a rheoli adnoddau (dynol, ffisegol ac/neu ariannol)
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Musicianship skills – recognition, classification, contextualisation, reconstruction, exploration
  • Intellectual skills specific to Music – contextual knowledge, cultural awareness, critical understanding, repertoire knowledge, curiosity, analytical demonstration
  • Technological skills – digital capture, digital expression, digital innovation
  • Intellectual skills shared with other disciplines – research and exploration, reasoning and logic, understanding, critical judgement, assimilation and application
  • Skills of communication and interaction – oral and written communication, public presentation, team-working and collaboration, awareness of professional protocols, sensitivity, ICT skills, etc.
  • Skills of personal management – self-motivation, self-critical awareness, independence, entrepreneurship and employment skills, time management and reliability, organisation, etc.
  • Enhanced powers of imagination and creativity (4.17)

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