NCEA Level 3 Music Studies 301

MSS301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Cameron

Music 301:
This Achievement Standards course offers a range of standards from both the Music Studies and Practical Music domains. There are 50 credits available and students will be advised on constructing a course comprising approximately 20 credits.

This is an University Entrance Approved Subject


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$11 to cover specialist classroom equipment. There are no days out of school but itinerant music lessons will be scheduled on a rotating timetable basis for those opting for these.


Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: A minimum of 14 Music Level 2 credits
Preferable: Performance and theory ability to at least Grade 5


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
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3
I
8
*
A.S. 91417 v2 Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
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3
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4
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A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
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3
I
4
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A.S. 91419 v2 Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
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3
I
8
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A.S. 91422 v2 Music Studies 3.7 - Analyse a substantial music work
3
I
4
Y
*
A.S. 91424 v2 Music Studies 3.9 - Create two arrangements for an ensemble
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3
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4
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A.S. 91425 v2 Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
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3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91849 v1 Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
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3
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8
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Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 46

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 46 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 46 credits.