Master of Music (Performance Teaching) University of Melbourne

4.25 out of 5 from 4 reviews
Masters Degree
Melbourne
1.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

The Master of Music (Performance Teaching) is a specialist coursework degree, preparing graduates in Western classical and contemporary music as performer-teachers. Our graduates work as instrumental or vocal instructors in schools, studios, community programs, and in private provider and further education settings, both in Australia and overseas.

The course provides advanced music performance tuition, second instrument studies and ensemble participation alongside the pedagogy of performance teaching. Professional practice is completed in a variety of settings including community organisations, schools, studios and Suzuki classes and there is a range of elective subjects in the practical, theoretical and research areas.

Majors

The Instrumental Specialisation prepares students for school-based instrumental/vocal teaching, and includes three professional placements and a specific focus on...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Master of Music (Performance Teaching) University of Melbourne based on 4 reviews
Rating
4.25
Job prospects
4.25
Teachers
4.25
Course work
4.5
Time worthy
4.0
Money Worthy
4.0



Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: I am able to learn a lot of new ideas about teaching and how to become creative in my teaching to help my own students more effectively. It is also a great, friendly space to meet others on the same boat, sharing ideas and materials with others in the same field (networking). Moreover, there are plenty of opportuni...

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July 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: The course broadens your perspective about music teaching. It exercises your creativity to think outside of the box, as a means to develop your strategies and resources for future teaching. Lastly, it provides a wide range of subjects that could deepen your understanding in other areas of instrumental teaching/lear...

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July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: Get to study music performance and teaching at the same time.

Negatives: It is a 3 semesters course. I feel that it is a bit short. If it is a 4 semester course then I will get to learn more stuffs.

My advice to future students is: As the course focuses on 2 things, so be prepared to work on both.

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July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: professors are encouraging and provide alot of support

Negatives: difficult to understand the expectations of the professors. rubrics may be difficult to understand

My advice to future students is: check each module information and see if it relates to personal learning

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