Curricula 2017–

Degree Programme in Music, SA for Music Educators (240 cr)

English translation, degree programme conducted in swedish.
Degree: Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Qualification title: Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Duration of studies: 4 years
Study type: Full-timeFull-time
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Realization plans
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Gru

Core studies

15 cr
UOKUÖ10AS636  15 cr
MS17IN01

Introduction to Academic Studies



The student is familiar with own unit, branch and style of learning; considers studies, future plans and is conscious of the importance of personal development in relation to life-long learning and professional work; can acquire new skills and personal learning environments; is familiar with the examination process; can look for and critically assess information; can plan, effect and evaluate processes; can apply tools for project planning and treatment; can work with others in group and teamwork activities regardless of their background
3    3 cr
YH10SV01

Swedish



The student can communicate in oral and written forms in a well structured and linguistically effective way to meet the demands of working life and society; is familiar with the working procedure for scientific writing and can make use of reference systems; is aware of different ways of looking for information and is able to give written accounts in accordance with the rules of standard presentation.
Students with Finnish as prior educational language have to show such skills in the Swedish language as are in accordance with the Act on the Knowledge of Languages Required of Personnel in Public Bodies (424/2003). This means that these students must show satisfactory (grade 1, 2 or 3) or good (grade 4 or 5) skills in speaking and writing Swedish. Written and oral skills are assessed separately.
3    3 cr
YH10FI01

Finnish



The student can communicate professionally in oral and written forms in working life situations and interfaces involving customers and working partners; has the mastery of core terminology within own branch and can make effective use of technical material in own studies, in future work and professional development; will attain a level of Finnish required by law (424/2003) for employees in the public sector: i.e. 'satisfactory' (grade 1,2 or 3) or 'good' (grade 4 or 5) in spoken and written Finnish. Oral and written skills graded separately.
 3   3 cr
YH10EN01

English



The student can communicate professionally in oral and written forms in contexts relating to professional life; has knowledge of core terminology within own area of activity and make effective use of the main contents in technical material; maintains a positive approach for developing receptive and productive language skills knowing the appropriate tools to apply for this purpose; is aware of cultural differences in international contexts.
  3  3 cr
UOKUÖ10FM01

Research Methodology



The student develops an open, critical approach relating to the role of art and culture in society; is familiar with the method most applicable to research in specific branch of study and can make use of the most relevant professional skills in terms of research methodology; formulates questions pertaining to research individually and creatively; documents and critically analyses methods and results from research activities within a specific area.
  3  3 cr

Professional studies

53 cr
Gemensamma yrkesstudier för musikpedagoger och musiker
MU14BI55   10 cr
MU14BI01

Piano Minor 1



The student

has elementary skills in piano playing, and knows how to use the piano as a tool in his/her musical achievements.
5    5 cr
MU14BI02

Piano Minor 2



The student

has a developed proficiency in piano playing, and is able to use the piano as a tool in his/her musical achievements.
 5   5 cr
MU14BI03

Accompaniment



The student should

have the rudimentary basics in two rhythm ensemble instruments which can be used as tools in his/her musical activities.
 5   5 cr
MU14DR3    3 cr
MU14DR01

Drumline



The student

has work discipline

has rhythmic melody and kordonationand feel for the beat as well as the physiology of each instrument.
3    3 cr
MU14KS 3   3 cr
MU14KS01

Choral Singing 1



The student

has basic skills to participate in larger choral entities; acquires a good insight into different types of choral singing.
 3   3 cr
MU12ML  3  3 cr
MU12ML01

Conducting and Musical Interpretation



The student

has basic skills in conducting and rehearsing music material for different ensemble settings.

has an insight into different conducting techniques.
  3  3 cr
MU14NT121210  34 cr
The student

has a deeper knowledge of music history, form, dynamics and is able to discuss and reflect upon these topics.

has a deeper knowledge of musical function and form.

knows how to collaborate with the professional life - with groups, ensembles, producers, choirs, and other similar social work relations.

Has a deeper knowledge of musical theory, arranging and composing technigues and knows how to use this knowledge in hands-on situations

Has a deep knowledge of transcribing, eartraining, memorizing and notating melodies, chords and rhythm.
MU14NT01

Notio 1.1



The student

has a basic knowledge of terminology and theory, laying a foundation for undergraduate studies.

can make connections between music theory and practice in his/her own assignments.

can write and arrange minor pieces.

has a basic knowledge of diatonic and functional harmony, and knows how to use this knowledge in hands-on situations.

has knowledge of basic musical pulse and rhythmic subdivisions.

can make connections beween melody, intervals, sight-singing, and chords, in notation, music examples and memorizing.
3    3 cr
MU14NT02

Notio 1.2



The student

has knowledge of the basic conceptions of improvisation, and can discuss and reflect upon this knowledge with others.

has knowledge of modes, how they can be of practical use, and how to identify them in written as well as in sounding form.

has insights in basic harmonizing and the connection between theory and practice,

has a basic understanding of cadences and function.

has basic musical ear skills obtained through sight-singing, and through workshops with emphasis on connections between writing melodies and singing.
3    3 cr
MU14NT03

Notio 1.3



The student

has a deeper understanding and knowledge of rhythm and time signatures.

can identify both written and sounding time signatures and rhythmical structures.

has a developed sense of rhythm obtained through assignments and practise.

has a developed coordination.

has a solid, basic musical ear and rhythmical proficiency obtained through assignment work, memorizing and transcribing.
3    3 cr
MU14NT04

Notio 2.1



The student

has an understanding and knowledge of extended harmonizing and arranging techniques.

has basic knowledge of reharmonization, modulation and voice leading.

can identify and sing color tones, and can, by skills obtained through assignment work, use color tones in a practical form.

can make connections between chords, sight-singing, color tones and melody, and is accustomed to work out of this perspective.

can identify, write, transcribe and reproduce more complex rhythmical events.
 3   3 cr
MU14NT05

Notio 2.2



The student

knows the guiding principles of traditional four-part harmony.

can write and work with polyphony for different instrumental groups.

has developed his/her ability to arrange and compose assignments in his/her own field of interest and specialization.

has developed his/her ability to read scores, sing parts, and to memorize, transcribe and notate music.
 3   3 cr
MU14NT06

Notio 2.3



The student

can independently realize a composition/arrangement assignment, from planning through performance.

has developed his/her ability to make use of dynamics, form, and different arrangement and composition techniques.

has developed his/her ability to discuss, reflect upon, and analyze his/her own music and others'.

can independently develop and analyze his/hear musical ear in order to actively refine his/her skills.
 3   3 cr
MU14NT07

Notio 3.1



The student

has specialized in a specific area of emphasis.

can, with former Notio instruction forming a foundation, make use of different kinds of music, arrangement and composition techniques in a his/her area of emphasis.

is able to discuss about and reflect upon assignments from a technical as well as from a historical point of view.
  5  5 cr
MU14NT08

Notio 3.2



The student

has refined and deepened his/her skills in a specific area of emphasis, guided by the teacher

knows how to collaborate with the professional life - with groups, ensembles, producers, choirs, and other similar social work relations.

can realize a major composition or arrangement project in collaboration with others.

can work as a composer and/or arranger on a professionally demanded level in his/her area of emphasis.
  5  5 cr
MU14NT09

Notio 4.1



The student

has developed his/her ability to discuss about and reflect upon music in a group setting.

has acquired a deeper knowledge of musical form in different styles.

has a general view of music history and development in different styles.

can reflect upon dynamics, nuances and functions in music.

can analyze musical function and form.

has basic instrument knowledge of different instrumental groups.
3    3 cr
MU14NT10

Notio 4.2



The student

can conduct a deeper analysis of musical events, ranging from smaller functions to larger entireties.

has a deepened insight into the different instrumental groups and their function and range.

can compare and discuss different periods in music history on a deeper level, and knows how to draw connections between music separated in time and/or in style.

has a deeper knowledge of the music history on different continents.
has the ability to discuss and reflect upon music and concerts from a historical and technical point of view in a group setting.
 3   3 cr

Professional Studies, Music Educators

115 cr
I profileringen som helhet ingår ytterligare 37 sp pedagogikstudier.
MU14HC1218   30 cr
The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
MU14HC01

Main Subject Level C1 ensemble



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
3    3 cr
MU14HC02

Main Subject Level C2 ensemble



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
3    3 cr
MU14HC03

Main Subject Level C3 ensemble



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
 3   3 cr
MU14HC04

Main Subject Level C4 ensemble



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
 3   3 cr
MU14HC05

Main Subject Level C5



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
3    3 cr
MU14HC06

Main Subject Level C6



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
3    3 cr
MU14HC07

Main Subject Level C7



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
 3    cr
MU14HC08

Main Subject Level C8



The student

has developed his/her technique.

has developed an understanding of the tradition and musical
expressiveness in his/her major field of study.

has developed his/her capability of communicating, expressing and creating music, independently as well as with others.

has acquired proficiency for studies on the B-Level.
 3    cr
MU14HC09

Main Subject Level C Examination



The student

is able to demonstrate his/her craftsmanship and expressional skills in a public, temporary, and immediate form (such as a concert, a performance, or equiv.)
 6    cr
MU14HB  1827 45 cr
The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
MU14HB01

Main Subject Level B1 ensemble



The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
  6   cr
MU14HB02

Main Subject Level B2 ensemble



The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
  6   cr
MU14HB03

Main Subject Level B3



The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
  6   cr
MU14HB04

Main Subject Level B4



The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
   6  cr
MU14HB05

Main Subject Level B5



The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
   6  cr
MU14HB06

Main Subject Level B6



The student

has deepened his/her technique, which has become a natural part of a personal, artistic expression.

has developed his/her independence and creativity through interpretation, reflection and dialogue.

can lead and collaborate with others.

can search for his/her own musical direction.

can work professionally in his/her main area of choice.

has a personal musical identity.
   6  cr
MU14HB07

Main Subject Level B Examination



The student

has, through his/her independent actions, made the presentation possible to realize.

kan synliggöra sitt hantverk samt sin gestaltningsförmåga, självständighet, kreativitet och identitet inför andra i en temporär och omedelbar form (dvs. konsert, performance eller liknande.)
   9  cr
MU14MB 3   3 cr
MU14MB01

Business Skills



The student can define and identify self with professional role in specific branch of activity; possesses knowledge of product location and marketing in the field of art and culture; develops corporate and entrepreurial skills; is familiar with financial and job application systems, relevant issues and organisations in area of profession; develops an understanding of network building; formulates original and creative ideas for art and culture activities from a Nordic and international perspective.
  3   3 cr

Pedagogics for music Educators

37 cr
För musikpedagogerna ingår 20 sp praktik som är pedagogiskt inriktade.
Inledande praktik 5sp
Fältpraktik 5sp
Undervisningsövning 1
Undervisningsövning 2

Studierna sker i samarbete med Åbo Akademi.
MS17PD20    20 cr
MS17PD01

Applied Education and Society



The student

- is able to define the applied pedagogy as a research area

- understad the meaning of the questions about fostering, teaching and education

- understand the role of pedagogy i relation to the development of society

- understand the fuction of education in the development of culture and society

- understand the meaning of equality conductive pedagogy and teaching
1
5    5 cr
MS17PD02

Educational Psychology 1



The student

- is able to identify and describe fundamental theories in developmental psychology

- is able to describe and argue for fundamental psychological learning theories

- is able to observe psycological and social phenomena in school and other educational och organisational contexts

- has a knowledge in educational psychology with a focus on self-knowledge and the human development in an holistic perspective
1
5    5 cr
MS17PD03

Pre-school and primary level education



The student

- knows the main features in the development of children in the age of 6-8 years

- can recite for the organization of pre-school in Finland

- can analyze and discuss the pre-school and primary level curriculum concerning learning, pedagogical environment, comprehensive view of learning content, creativity, didactical methods, evaluation, assessments and cooperation between parents, pre-school and school

- can reflect upon childrens play and experience as basis for learning

- is able to recite for the main principles in the support of developing reading and writing
1
5    5 cr
MU17PD04

School Didactics 1



After the course the student is expected to present fundamental knowledge about teaching and learning as

- declare didactical questions in the planning of the teaching process

- use the curriculum as a basis for the didactical work

- reflect upon legislation as a basis for the teacher commitment

- describe and analyze the complexity of the teacher commitment

- observe, describe and reflect upon the teacher profession in a field school

- identify and analyze the pedagogical use of media in education

- the ability to use portfolio for practise documentation
1
5    5 cr
 611  17 cr
MU14PD05

Subject didactics 1



The student

can give example of practical and theoretical knowledge in teaching an instrument to students at beginners level (level 1-2)

has the abilityplan, analyze and evaluate didactical principles in the teachingprocesses

has the ability to analyze and evaluate pedi-students learningprocesses at beginners level

can describe and use evolving communication and identify different kind of learningpattern i the pedagogical process

can reflect upon his/her own musical thinking in a teacher perspective

is able to analyze the meaning of music in a philosophical perspektiv

can discuss his/her own way of thinking and acting in the pedagogical process

can form an opinion about the ethical and social dimensions of teaching
1
 6   6 cr
MU14PD06

Subject didactics 2



The student

has a practical and theoretical understanding of teaching an instrument to students at levels 3-4

has the ability to integrate theory and practical into pedagogical thinking

has knowledge about principles for leadership and group dynamics

understands the importance of collegial interaction in the teaching context

can communicate and reflect upon the teaching process and consequences of various treatment methods

has a greater analytical awareness of his/her ability to evaluate, question and modify own professional practices and development as a teacher of music

has a greater consciousness of the ethical and social dimensions of teaching
1
  6  6 cr
MU14PD07

Music pedagogics



Musikpedagogik

Having successfully completed the course, the student should

– be able to adapt and plan his/her teaching in theory of music subjects to suit the level of the learner

– have an insight into the application of technical artefacts in the teaching context

– with support from recommended directives; understand how selections and examination procedures are implemented

- understand the importance of group dynamics and musical leadership

– understand the importance of productive communication through music between teacher and student
  5  5 cr

Elective Studies

12 cr
3333 12 cr
3    3 cr
 3   3 cr
  3  3 cr
   3 3 cr
EXA

Degree Thesis

15 cr
MU16EX   15 15 cr
Pra

Practice for Music Educators

30 cr
 101010 30 cr
MU10PR06

Teaching Practice 1



The student

has the ability to plan, analyze and evaluate teaching an instrument to students at beginners level (level 1-2)

has the ability to analyze and evaluate the learning- and teachingprocesses with special focus on beginners level

has the ability to practise and reflect upon various didactical methods in teaching an instrument at beginners level

is capable of using his/her musical thinking in a teacher perspective

can reflect upon his/her own way of thinking and acting in the pedagogical process

has a consciousness of the ethical and social dimensions of teaching
 5   5 cr
MU10PR07

Teaching Practice 2 and Group Teaching



The student

has a practical and theoretical understanding of teaching an instrument to students at levels 3-4

has the ability to integrate theory and practical into pedagogical thinking

has knowledge about principles for leadership and group dynamics

has knowledge about leading ensemble activities

understands the importance of collegial interaction in the teaching context

can communicate and reflect upon the teaching process and consequences of various didactical methods

has a greater analytical awareness of his/her ability to evaluate, question and modify own professional practices and development as a teacher of music

has the ability to analyse and evaluate the teaching process of the pedi-student

has a greater consciousness of the ethical and social dimensions of teaching
  5  5 cr
MS17PR01

Practice 1



After completing the course, the student




- has acquired insight into general, practical educational activities

- is able to systematically observe, describe and report on different aspects of school activities

- is able to, in collaboration with fellow students and the tutor, reflect upon teaching, the role of the teacher, students, and group dynamics.
 5   5 cr
MU13PR02

Practice 2 for Music Educators



After completing the course, the student




- is able to observe, plan, realize and evaluate group instruction

- has aquired deeper insight into practical educational activities

- is able to analyze and adapt instruction with regard to the skill level of the student

- is able to cooperate and collaborate

- is able to, in collaboration with fellow students and the tutor, reflect reflect upon teaching, the role of the teacher, students, and group dynamics.
  5  5 cr
MU13PR03

Practice 3 for Music Educators



After completing the course, the student




- is able to function in a constructive manner, and to fortify his/her skills and ability to pliably influence the educational and learning process

- is able to adapt subject knowledge and different pedagogical and didactic theories, and to try different methods and frameworks for group instruction

- is able to realize teaching on an appropriate level, with adapted and varied material and content

- is able to cooperate and collaborate, and has knowledge of factors affecting the teacher and the profession

- is able to, in collaboration with fellow students and the tutor, reflect reflect upon teaching, the role of the teacher, students, and group dynamics.
   5 5 cr
MU13PR04

Practice 4 for Music Educators



After completing the course, the student




- has aquired deeper insight into his/her main field of emphasis

- is able to, on a personal level, instruct, rehearse, and plan musical activities and music material

- is able to initiate and express his/her own point of view in situations arising during field work

- is able to analyze, argue and solve problems together with the workplace tutor

- is able to adapt to different workplace situations, on his/her own as well as in a group

- is able to collaborate in teaching and work situations.
   5 5 cr


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