Core Module Information
Module title: Techniques of Score Analysis 2

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MUS09158
Module leader: Katrina Burton
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance


Description of module content:

You will learn how to apply two techniques of musical analysis to scores from the twentieth century. These techniques will normally comprise set theory analysis and semiological analysis.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically reflect on musical structure expressed in notational form;

LO2: Examine the relationship between surface detail and structural features of a score;

LO3: Construct charts and tables in order to demonstrate specific analytical techniques;

LO4: Demonstrate your analytical findings clearly using appropriate terminology and notation.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Katrina Burton
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 20
Face To Face Tutorial 2
Independent Learning Guided independent study 178
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1,2,3,4 14/15 , WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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