MUS50030 Teaching Practice 1

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module may be taken by PhD students who are working as tutors or occasional lecturers in the School of Music. Students who take this module for credit will gain practical experience teaching tutorials and/or lectures to undergraduates. The module also consists of close mentoring with a member of the academic staff. Through self-assessment, discussion, and practice, students registered for this module will reflect critically on the pedagogical tools and strategies necessary for university teaching.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students will have:
- gained practical experience teaching undergraduate students in either tutorials or lectures.
- amassed a set of class plans and/or prepared lectures for future teaching.
- acquired pedagogical tools and strategies necessary for strong undergraduate teaching by working closely with their academic mentor.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning


Placement/Work Experience


Cont Professional Development




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Experiential learning through the preparation and delivery of tutorials and/or lectures in the School of Music.
Critical reflection on the preparation process and teaching experience with mentor in the School of Music. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students registering for this module must be selected to work as a tutor or occasional lecturer in the School of Music.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Oral Examination: End of semester meeting with mentor involving critical reflection and evaluation of performance during the trimester. Week 12 n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Continuous Assessment Throughout the Trimester n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Practical Examination: Teaching Observation Varies over the Trimester n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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