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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: MUS1002 Module Title: CAREERS WITH MUSIC
Module Provider: Music and Sound Recording Short Name: MU1.CAREERS
Level: HE1 Module Co-ordinator: JOHNSON PB Mrs (Music Record)
Number of credits: 10 Number of ECTS credits: 5
Module Availability
 Spring Semester
Assessment Pattern
Components of Assessment
Percentage weighting
  • Observational placement
  • Analysis of observation, not exceeding 2000 words (90%)
  • Curriculum Vitae (10%)
Module Overview

None for BMus students

Module Aims
  • To give an overview of a range of career opportunities in various music contexts in order to assist students in choosing appropriate professional development and training for Levels HE2, Level P and Level HE3.
  • To introduce students to principles of skills analysis and continuing professional development
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
  • Identify a range of careers open to the music graduate
  • Identify and describe the common and specialist skills, knowledge and experience needed to undertake work in specific contexts, amateur and/or professional
  • Recognise and evaluate your own capabilities and interests in relation to different work contexts
Module Content
  • Introduction to a range of professional careers including the role and function of music practitioners in administration, management, education, creating and advocacy.
  • Exploration of the knowledge-base of various professions – e.g. music/arts administration, educational practice, management practice
  • An overview of the current trends in careers in music and related fields
Methods of Teaching/Learning
20 hours, comprising lectures, group discussion and visitor presentations
Selected Texts/Journals

Reading and resource list to follow.

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