Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
Music repertory from the 20th and 21st centuries; focus on formal layout, harmony, rhythm and melody; instrumentation; Sibelius software programme
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
-write non-diatonic chords in 4 and 5 parts.
-incorporate changing time signatures within a continuous pattern.
-transcribe a piece of music on to the notation programme Sibelius.
-construct a consistent compositon in 20th century musical language of 2-3 minutes duration.
Teaching & Learning methods:
24 lecture hours
Continuous Assessment detail(s): Total Marks 100%. Assessment: Three assignments 50% and 3-minute composition 50%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.