13MUS

Level 3 Music

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. McHugh

This course is composed of internal and externa Music Achievement Standards. Music 3.10 may contribute towards Literacy (writing). Students will pursue performance, song writing, composition and research.
The entry criteria are based on a student’s Year 12 Music results and teacher recommendations. Four years formal tuition on an instrument places students well to start Music at Year 13. Formal tuition on a chosen instrument is required throughout the year.
End of course assessment criteria:
• Performance is assessed at four years formal tuition.
• Research is assessed at Year 13 or Level 3 Literacy.
• Music writing is assessed at four years in classroom Music (Years 10 to 13).
Year 13 Music pathway:
• Provides opportunity for developing music skills including performance and music writing,
• Is a significant phase of music education through the NCEA journey,
• Provides a deeper understanding and appreciation of music for life beyond school and into the community, and
• Prepares students for prerequisites into further and tertiary education.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Music or similar, or four years formal tuition on an instrument that is on going.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 42 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

A.S. 91417 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

A.S. 91418 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4

A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 10

A.S. 91421 v3
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of harmonic and tonal conventions in a range of music scores

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91425 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

A.S. 91849 v1
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 42
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 42

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.