SOAS University of London

Department of Music, School of Arts

Extended Essay in Music 1

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Term 1

This 5,000-word essay allows students to pursue independent research on approved topics of their own choice, in consultation with an assigned supervisor. (See the Guidelines for Independent Study Projects and Extended Essays.)

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

To give the student some experience of detailed research on a specified topic in music. To give the student the ability to engage in independent research, involving some combination of library work, fieldwork and possibly performance experience.



Method of assessment

Coursework 100% (5000 words)


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