Studying online

There are now 3 possible online modes for units:

Units with modes Online timetabled and Online flexible are available for any student to self-enrol and study online.

Units available in Online Restricted mode have been adapted for online study only for those students who require the unit to complete their studies and who are unable to attend campus owing to exceptional circumstances beyond their control. To be enrolled in a unit in Online Restricted mode, students should contact their Student Advising Office through askUWA

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Unit Overview

Description

The Conservatorium offers a range of Music Ensembles which vary in size, duration and participation requirements each semester. Students enrolled in a variety of Music Ensemble units demonstrate practical music-making skills by participation in a Music Ensemble. Satisfactory participation, usually culmimating in a public performance or submission of recorded materials according to the ensemble requirements, is the sole determinant of success in this co-requisite unit.

Credit
0 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2023UWA (Perth)Face to face
Outcomes

Students are able to demonstrate performance skills in large ensemble performance.

Assessment

Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: participation in all rehearsals and performances. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the participation in all rehearsals and performances component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Prof Alan Lourens and Dr Andrew Foote
Contact hours
varies according to projects, but typically 20-30 contact hours per semester with no additional workload
Note
This unit is a co-requisite for the Music Ensemble 1-4 units (MUSC1981, 1982, 2981, 2982) and is used to record your participation within a specific ensemble. The Conservatorium usually offers a range of ensembles each semester. Some of these are auditioned, and others open to all students without audition.

Students should check the audition requirements for each ensemble prior to the start of each semester to determine suitability and, if approved, enrol in this unit and it's co-requisite unit.
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.