MUSC4712 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit is a continuation of studies taken in MUSC4711 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1. At the core of the unit is the teaching apprenticeship requiring a minimum of 30 hours of supervised teaching of individual students and small groups, and the rehearsing of school ensembles.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of the principles of good practice for teaching class music in Australian secondary schools; (2) demonstrate knowledge of the teaching of individual vocal and instrumental students, and small-group teaching; and (3) demonstrate knowledge of choral and ensemble direction in school-based contexts.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) portfolio of plans and materials; (2) essay; and (3) seminar presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Nicholas Bannan
Unit rules
MUSC4711 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1
Contact hours
30 hours: weekly seminars
minimum 30 hours: teaching apprenticeship
Unit Outline
Semester 2_2019 [SEM-2_2019]

Full details of required texts for each component are available from the University Co-operative Bookshop and from the School of Music. Lists of required texts and recommended further reading are also provided in the full unit outlines available from the School of Music.

  • 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.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.