MUP301

NCEA Level 3 Music Performance Technology 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Cameron

This Practical Music/Music Technology course offers students the opportunity to select a course which can be suited to their strengths and needs. This course focuses on Performance, Composition, Song Writing, Live Sound, Recording and Research. Students wishing to take this course will need to meet with their teacher to devise a suitable programme of study.


This is an University Entrance Approved Subject

Course Overview

Term 1
Students work in an individualistic manner, choosing which standards they will undertake in their course. Students pick one Major (Solo Performance, Composition or Song Writing), and two Minors (Group Performance, Research, Sound Mixing). Term 1 will see students focussing on the first task of their major and their first Minor.

Term 2
Generally students will work on the second task for their major and complete their first minor and begin their second minor.

Term 3
Complete their major (Solo Performance, Composition or Song Writing) and work on their second minor.

Term 4
Students ensure all work towards the standards they want to enter is completed.

Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: A minimum of three years tuition on an instrument, including voice.

Pathway

Careers in the music industry: performing, songwriting, composing, live music entertainment, music education, music production, artist management, marketing and PR, music journalism, recording engineering, music arranging.

The unique skills of the musician are becoming increasingly marketable in a world where communication, confidence, creativity and innovation give graduates an edge. Music plays a central part in the games we play, our social media and our real-life gathering places.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
Term: 4, Week: 1

A.S. 91417 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 1

A.S. 91418 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 2

A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91425 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

A.S. 91849 v1
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 38
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 38

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.