Master: Research 1

Module code
M-MA-JPRES1
Curricular domain
Community
Credits
3 (Research) + 1 (Research Network)
Group size
All students Jazz & Pop in Year 1
Number of course weeks
n/a
Class duration
n/a
Total contact hours
varies
Study load
112 hours (including contact hours)

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
Admitted to the Jazz & Pop Master program.
Competencies
See Competencies Matrix.
Aims
Developing research skills;

Increasing knowledge of music;

Increasing knowledge of professional practice.
Relation to other modules
n/a
Content
Students carry out a research, and will be guided by the research supervisor;

The research results will be presented in April of the second year;

The presentation of the research is a public event;

First-year Master's students must attend at least five of these presentations.

Mode(s) of instruction
Instruction lectures, meetings with fellow Jazz & Pop master students and individual coachings, presentations.
Material
The manual for conducting research is available on the ELE.
Student activity
Research.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Verbal as well as written assessment by the research supervisor at the end of the module.
Criteria
Attending at least 80% of all lectures. Absence from one or more lecture entails the compulsory attendance of at least one additional research presentation;

Attending at least five research presentations by second-year students;

A positive evaluation of your research proposal.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded "satisfactory" by the research supervisor, at the end of the second semester.
Examination procedure
At the end of the series of classes and meetings the research supervisor fills out an assessment form. Assessment is comprised of a verbal evaluation. The research supervisor reviews this assessment with the student during the first subsequent meeting.
Resit options
See the Education and Examination Regulations.

Module summary

An introduction on planning and conducting research is organized for first-year students at the beginning of the first semester.