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Unit of Study MUS00630 - Songwriting (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an awareness of formal, harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and lyrical structures used in music composition.
2 demonstrate an understanding of methods and processes used in songwriting
3 write a song employing intuitive and cognitive processes.
4 use peer evaluation to review participation in, and outcomes of, teamwork.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an awareness of formal, harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and lyrical structures used in music composition.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of methods and processes used in songwriting
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. write a song employing intuitive and cognitive processes.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  4. use peer evaluation to review participation in, and outcomes of, teamwork.
    • Not applicable

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.