Level 3 Music

13MUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. McHugh

This course is composed of internal 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 approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91849 v1 Making Music 3.11 - Compose three original songs that express imaginative thinking
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 10
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91425 v2 Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91419 v2 Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 9
Term: 3, Week: 10
3
I
8
*
A.S. 91418 v2 Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 4
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91417 v2 Making Music 3.2 - Perform a programme of music as a featured soloist on a second instrument
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91416 v2 Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9
3
I
8
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 38

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 credits.