Department of Music

Creative Music Communication BA

2019 - 2020

Curriculum

Creative Music Communication- Classical

1st Yr Fall
Communication I
MID1104T / 4 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership I
LEF0102T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001 / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice I
EIS0110T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music in Context
TSE0105T/ 5 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I
TNH0102T/ 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop Trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st Yr Spring
Communication II
MID1204T / 4 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership II
LEF0202T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice II
EIS0210T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Analysis-
The Classical Sonata

GREK002T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Music History
ALT003T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH0202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
H
S
Choir
KOR002T/ 1 ECTS
H
S
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Contemporary
Icelandic Music

SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd Yr Fall
Communication III
MID1304T/ 4 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership III
LEF0302T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice III
EIS0310T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory III
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music, culture and
community

TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development I
STU101T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR002T/ 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and
community

TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music
Analysis I

GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
2nd Yr Spring
Communication IV
MID1405T/ 5 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership IV
LEF0402T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice IV
EIS0410T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Aural Skills IV
TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Practical Keyboard
Playing

HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Dialogue
SAT000-02ST/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR002T/ 1 ECTS
A
MC
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Music Theory IV
TNF403T / 3 ECTS
E
Contemporary Icelandic
Music

SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd Yr Fall 
Communication V
MID1504T/ 4 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice V
EIS0510T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music
Analysis I

GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Instrumentation VI -
The Human Voice

HFF0602T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd Yr Spring
Final Project
LOK0018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Professional Development I
/ 2 ECTS
MC
Contemporary
Icelandic Music

TÍS004T / 4 ECTS
E
Workshop trip II
TSF0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Communication VI
MID1600T / ECTS
E
Music Theory IV -
Instrumentalists

TNF403T / 3 ECTS
E
Medieval Music II
Voces Thules

EVT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Music Communication- Rythmic

1st Yr Fall
Communication I
MID1104T / 4 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership I
LEF0102T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001 / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice I
EIS0110T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory I
TNF103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music in Context
TSE0105T/ 5 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills I
TNH0102T/ 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Introduction Week
NNV0001T / 1 ECTS
TH
MC
Choir
KOR1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Workshop Trip
TSF0102T / 2 ECTS
A
MC
1st Yr Spring
Communication II
MID1204T / 4 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership II
LEF0202T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice II
EIS0210T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory II
TNF203T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Analysis
GREK002T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
The History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0103T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills II
TNH0202T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
H
S
Choir
KOR002T/ 1 ECTS
H
S
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Contemporary
Icelandic Music

SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
2nd Yr Fall
Communication III
MID1304T/ 4 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership III
LEF0302T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice III
EIS0310T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Music Theory III
TNF303T / 3 ECTS
TH
MC
Music, culture and
community

TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
TH
MC
Aural Skills III
TNH1302T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Professional Development I
STU101T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR002T/ 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Interactive Music I
GAT0102T / 2 ECTS
E
Music, culture and
community

TMS0204T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music
Analysis I

GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
2nd Yr Spring
Communication IV
MID1405T/ 5 ECTS
M
MC
Leadership IV
LEF0402T / 2 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice IV
EIS0410T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Aural Skills IV
TNH1402T / 2 ECTS
TH
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Dialogue
SAT000-02ST/ 2 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR002T/ 1 ECTS
A
MC
Skerpla
SKE0004T / 4 ECTS
E
History of
Rythmic Music

SRT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Music Theory IV
TNF403T / 3 ECTS
E
Contemporary Icelandic
Music

SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd Yr Fall 
Communication V
MID1504T/ 4 ECTS
M
MC
Improvisation
SPU0001T/ 1 ECTS
M
MC
Ensamble
SAS0001T / 1 ECTS
M
MC
Instrument / Voice V
EIS0510T / 6 ECTS
M
MC
Final Thesis
LOK0006T / 6 ECTS
TH
MC
Practical Keyboard Playing
HHL1001T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Professional Development II
STU201T / 1 ECTS
A
MC
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E
Graphic Notation
GNS0004T / 4 ECTS
E
Motionpicture Music
Analysis I

GKT0103T / 3 ECTS
E
Baroque Dance
BAD0002T / 2 ECTS
E
History of Icelandic
Music 20th Century

TÓS0104T / 4 ECTS
TH
E
Camerata
CAM0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Instrumentation VI -
The Human Voice

HFF0602T / 2 ECTS
E
3rd Yr Spring
Final Project
LOK0018T / 18 ECTS
M
MC
Professional Development I
/ 2 ECTS
MC
Contemporary Icelandic
Music

TÍS004T / 4 ECTS
E
Workshop trip II
TSF0202T / 2 ECTS
E
Communication VI
MID1600T / ECTS
E
Music Theory IV -
Instrumentalists

TNF403T / 3 ECTS
E
Medieval Music II
Voces Thules

EVT0104T / 4 ECTS
E
Sinfoniett
SIN0002T / 2 ECTS
E
Choir
KOR1002T / 2 ECTS
E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

By the end of the programme, students are familiar with the field of creative music communication. This entails that students should: 

Have a fundamental knowledge of the musician’s legal environment, including performers’ rights and copyright issues.  
Be familiar with the professional avenues open to them in the modern technological environment.
Be familiar with the music literature and music theory that apply to their field of specialisation.   
Be familiar with different styles and their relation to one another. 
Have knowledge and understanding of music history and its position in the present day. 
Be familiar with key genres and currents in music in a cultural and historical context.   
Be able to use their knowledge and understanding for artistic creation and scholarly work.  
Be familiar with the diversity of music, as well as its points of tangency with other artistic disciplines and with a diverse cultural environment.
Be able to support their opinions and decisions based on scholarly and artistic criteria.   
Be able to provide rationale for scholarly and/or practical solutions in the field. 
Be able to present and describe scholarly points and research findings verbally and in writing.  
Be familiar with the fundamentals of search engines and information technology.

Skills 

Be able to use their knowledge and understanding for artistic creation and interpretation.
Be able to analyse complex practical topics and be able to take and support decisions based on professional musical considerations. 
Be able to present an artistic idea, develop it, and deliver a completed work or project.
Have an understanding of various styles within the field and be able to apply appropriate methods and techniques in practice. 
Have acquired technical proficiency in their field. 
Have worked with appropriate styles and methodologies in their artistic discipline during their studies and be able to seek out further information and knowledge.
Be able to participate actively in collaborative artistic projects of various sizes, based on various criteria. 
Be able to work in a group on an egalitarian basis, take into consideration a variety of viewpoints, and listen respectfully to others.  
Be equally able to act as leader and as follower in working with an ensemble.    
Be able to express themselves in a clear and comprehensible way about their own artistic creation, interpretation, and working methods. 
Have the competency to motivate others, both individuals and groups, to create music and express themselves through it under a variety of social conditions.
Have developed proficiency in public performance of music Be able to integrate technique, expression, and creativity in artistic performance.
Be able to lead or conduct others’ performance alongside their own performance.
Be able to express themselves verbally in public.
Be familiar with the methods used for improvisation and be able to use and communicate them.
Be able to make use of instruction and process feedback productively for use in their artistic work. 
Have gained proficiency in independent creation and have adopted professional work habits and courageous solutions.   
Have developed proficiency in working independently. 
Be able to read and understand the structure of music and communicate ideas using musical language. 
Have the skill to know, memorise, and work with music by ear. 
Understand and be familiar with the importance of continuous training in the field. 
Have acquired professional awareness of posture and body movement.
Be able to organise events within their field.

Competencies

Have the insight to approach a musical subject in a personal manner 
Be able to set goals and prepare and follow project timetables, both as an individual and in a group.
Have a basic knowledge of the musician’s work environment and be able to develop their knowledge and skills. 
Be able to seek out information about music and process it. 
Have adopted broad-mindedness and originality that can be applied in study and/or work. 
Have developed the academic proficiency and independent work habits necessary for further study.
Be able to use their imagination and insight. 
Be capable of self-criticism and be able to solve problems creatively, demonstrate self-control, and handle the strain inherent in a musician’s work. 
Be able to understand their environment, be flexible, and have enhanced their ethical and social competency to participate actively in a democratic community.   
Be able to carry out an independent assessment of the methods used within music. 
Be able to apply critical approaches to analytical work. 
Have developed a critical view of their own work and that of others.
Have the skill to organise and work on joint projects.
Be equally able to act as leader and as follower in working with a group.
Be able to present their ideas cogently and work in a diverse cultural environment. 
Be able to use the information technology that is most suited to their study and work.

M Main Subject
TH Theory
A Applied Professional Knowledge
S Studio Practices
ME Mandatory-Elective Course
MC Mandatory Course
E Elective Course

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Study Structure

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