Master of Modern and Contemporary Writing - Máster en Escritura Moderna y Contemporánea
The Master of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) welcomes intent from contemporary music performers and/or composers involved in commercially driven and artistic modes of performance, improvisation and interactive composition time to immerse themselves in a practice-based, creative research project. You complete artistic practice and an interrelated dissertation that together should investigate issues and questions that are core to contemporary music making.
The program culminates in a live performance event and/or folio of new work and dissertation. The program invites research applications with projects which relate to contemporary music performance and/or interactive composition individually or in an interdisciplinary way.
An honours degree with at least H2A (75%) average, including a major relevant to the stream to which entry is sought, or equivalent; or
A relevant undergraduate degree with at least H2A (75%) average and at least two years of documented work experience relevant to the stream to which entry is sought; or
An undergraduate degree in any discipline and at least five years of documented work experience relevant to the stream to which entry is sought; or
At least five years of documented relevant work experience related to the stream to which entry is sought and demonstrating outstanding artistic ability, together with evidence of ability in academic writing and research or scholarship appropriate for postgraduate study;
Performance in one or more of an audition, test, interview, workshop, portfolio or folio presentation, as prescribed by the Academic Board for the stream to which entry is sought.
SEMESTER 1 AND 2
RHD FIRST HALF YEAR, RHD SECOND HALF YEAR
Research Project CMus
A demonstrated capacity to design, conduct and report independent and original research on a closely-defined project;
Well-developed and flexible problem-solving abilities appropriate to the discipline;
The ability to engage in independent and contextually-informed artistic practice;
The capacity to communicate effectively the results of research and scholarship by oral and written communication;
A capacity for critical evaluation of relevant scholarly literature and artistic practice;
An understanding of and facility with scholarly conventions in the discipline area.