Conservatorio di Musica Giuseppe Martucci Salerno

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BA Music Education

Qualification awarded: Music Education Bachelor's Degree

Course code: DCPL 21

Qualification type/level: EHEA 1st cycle; EQF level 6

Course structure

First Year    

Subject ECTS Exam Teaching hours Type
Didactics of musical listening 2 X 20 Basic
Music composition didactics 2 X 20 Basic
Elements of musical composition and analysis
for Music education
2 X 20 Basic
Methodology of music history research 2 X 20 Basic
Improvised accompaniment practice 2 X 12 Basic
Practice of vocal and piano score reading
for Music education
2 X 12 Basic
Ear training 1   15 Basic
Music semiography 1 X 15 Basic
Methodology of vocal and instrumental teaching 5 X 30 Specific
Choral didactics 4 X 20 Specific
Basics of vocal technique 4 X 20 Specific
Music pedagogy 4 X 20 Specific
Performance practice and repertoires
(voice or instrument)
4   20 Specific
Musical psychology 4 X 20 Specific
Performance practice and chamber repertoires 2   20 Specific
Body techniques 3 X 20 Related or additional
Theory and analysis of traditional musical forms 4 24 Related or additional
Music notation software and musical digital publishing 3 30 Related or additional
European foreign language 2   20 Foreign language
Elective educational activities 6 X 0 Elective

Second Year    

Subject ECTS Exam Teaching hours Type
Methodology of harmonizing and transposing
at the piano
5 X 24 Basic
Didactics of music history 2 X 20 Basic
Musical reading, intonation and rhythmics 2 X 30 Basic
Music history for Music education 2 X 20 Basic
Techniques of arrangements and transcriptions 2 X 20 Basic
Techniques of instrumentation 2 X 20 Basic
Choral repertoire 6 X 40 Basic
Methodology of music education 5 X 20 Specific
Methodology of vocal and instrumental teaching 5 X 30 Specific
Music education 4 X 20 Specific
Performance practice and repertoires
(voice or instrument)
6 X 20 Specific
Performance practice and chamber repertoires 3   20 Specific
Didactics of musical listening 3   24 Related or additional
Repertoire for instrumental ensembles 3   24 Related or additional
Ethnomusicology 2 20 Related or additional
European foreign language 2   20 Foreign language
Elective educational activities 6 X 0 Elective

Third Year    

Subject ECTS Exam Teaching hours Type
Didactics of musical improvisation 3 X 30 Basic
Pratica e Didactics of musical improvisation al Piano 4 X 18 Basic
Theory of music 3 X 30 Basic
Basics of music sociology 2 X 20 Basic
Choir conducting 7 X 40 Specific
Methodology of vocal and instrumental teaching 5 X 30 Specific
General methodology of instrumental teaching 4 X 30 Specific
Performance practice and repertoires
(voice or instrument)
5 X 20 Specific
Performance practice and chamber repertoires 2   20 Specific
Anthropology of music 3   24 Related or additional
Data collection methods 3   24 Related or additional
School legislation and organization 2   15 Related or additional
Organology 2 X 20 Related or additional
Elective educational activities 6 X 0 Elective
Final examination 9 X 0 Final examination

Key learning outcomes:
Students completing required courses for the Music Education Bachelor's Degree will have acquired the technical ability and specific competences that will allow them to fully express their interpretative personality. To meet this goal, students will closely study the performance techniques and repertoire that are most representative of their instrument. They will also learn to play in ensembles composed of various instruments. Aural training, memorization and specific knowledge related to the organizational, compositional and analytical concepts of music, and their interaction, will also be studied. Considerable attention will be paid to the students’ acquisition of proper emotional and postural control. Upon completion of the Bachelor's Degree, students will have attained inā€depth knowledge of the general stylistic, historical and aesthetic aspects related to their specific area. In addition, they will be able to carry out improvisation and will possess adequate skills in the use of computer technology for music. The ability to use a second European Union language will also be obtained.

Occupational profiles of graduates:
This course provides career opportunities in the following fields: teaching music in pre-school and primary education; preparatory approach to music and instrumental practice.

Mode of study: Full-time / Part-time

Admission requirements

Entrance Examination Syllabus

Qualification requirements and regulations:
This course is based on the ECTS credit accumulation system. The student must complete the course as described in the Course Structure. This includes compulsory and elective subjects and additional activities for a total of 180 ECTS credits.

Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning:
Credits are transferred according to the Institution’s general arrangements for recognition of prior learning with a maximum number of 90 recognised credits.

Registration procedures

Study Course Board Members

Examination regulations, assessment, and grading:
The Italian grading system is based on a scale of 0-30, with 18/30 as the lowest passing grade. 30/30 cum laude may also be awarded. The final grade is based on a scale of 0-110, with 66/110 as the lowest passing grade. To the highest grade of 110/110, cum laude may be awarded, but only with the unanimous decision of the examining board. The Salerno Conservatoire provides an ECTS Grading Table, which shows the statistical distribution of passing and final grades among students of each degree programme, for comparison with other grading systems.

Graduation requirements:
The final exam consists of a performance based on the student's principal subject and a discussion of their thesis which must be of adequate scientific value.

Student exchange programme, Erasmus+

Access to further studies:
Graduates holding a Bachelor’s Degree (Undergraduate programme) are eligible to apply to a Master’s Degree (Postgraduate programme)

 

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