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Programme Academic Structure for 2023 - 2024, BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Perfor

This information is provisional & subject to change.

Year 1 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
MC114Jazz Aural Training 1 and 25Year long01001
MC115Jazz and Contemporary Harmony 1 and 25Year long01001
MC116Improv Ensemble 110Year long01001
MC117Instrumental Labs 15Year long01001
MC118Instrumental Skills 15Year long01001
MC119Keyboard Skills5Year long01001
MC120Project Ensemble5Year long01001
MC121Rhythm Studies 15Year long01001
MC122Jazz Composition 15Semester 201001
MC124Music Technology 15Semester 101001
MC125Jazz History5Semester 101001

Year 2 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
MC214Arranging 1 and 25Year long01001
MC215Approved Style Ensemble 15Year long01001
MC216Jazz Aural Training 3 and 45Year long01001
MC217Jazz and Contemporary Harmony 3 and 45Year long01001
MC218Improv Ensemble 210Year long01001
MC219Instrumental Labs 25Year long01001
MC220Instrumental Skills 25Year long01001
MC221Rhythm Studies 25Year long01001
MC222Transcription 15Year long01001
MC223Music Technology 25Semester 101001
MC224Music of the African Diaspora5Semester 201001

Year 3 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
MC123History of Western Music5Semester 201001
MC320Arranging 35Year long01001
MC321Approved Style Ensemble 25Year long01001
MC322Jazz Composition 25Year long01001
MC323Ensemble Performance 110Year long01001
MC324Instrumental Labs 35Year long01001
MC325Instrumental Skills 35Year long01001
MC326Rhythm Studies 35Year long01001
MC327Transcription 25Year long01001
MC328Critical Listening5Semester 101001

Year 3 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
MC330Performance Ear Training5Year long01001
MC331Harmonic Ear Training and Sight Singing5Year long01001

Year 4 Core Modules:

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
MC405Approved Style Ensemble 35Year long01001
MC406Jazz Composition 35Year long01001
MC407Ensemble Performance 210Year long01001
MC408Irish Composers' Workshop5Year long01001
MC409Instrumental Labs 45Year long01001
MC410Instrumental Skills 45Year long01001
MC411Rhythm Studies 45Year long01001
MC412Written Analysis Project5Year long01001
MC413Music Business5Semester 201001

Year 4 Optional Modules -

CodeTitleCreditSemesterExam %CA %Resit Category
MC414Advanced Harmony5Semester 101001
MC415Jazz History, Ethos and Philosophy5Semester 101001
MC417Topics in Musicology 65Semester 201001
MC418Performance: Skills, Strategies & Aesthetics5Semester 201001
UM404Uaneen - Contributing Module5Year long01001

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