MGLU1901 - Music 1 for erasmus


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course has the following main components: Learning to play, listen to and create music. Exploring a variety of musical culture(s), music teaching for primary school children, and an outline of the current status of music as a practical and aesthetic subject in the Norwegian school system. Research based knowledge, theory and methods will be the foundation for all work within the subject. Educational materials and work methods within the course will provide the students with knowledge, skills, and experience that prepare them for teaching the elements of performing, creating, experiencing and understanding music.

Learning outcome


The students

  • have knowledge about how to lead and facilitate learning in music


The students

  • can sing, and use their voice in a variety of ways
  • can accompany and express themself musically playing a range of instruments
  • take part in activities with dance, movement and bodily expression
  • can discuss and reflect on differences and similarities between the music education in Norway and to that of their home country
  • can create music with digital or traditional instruments


The students

  • can collaborate with fellow students in creative and practical work

Learning methods and activities

Ways of teaching include various forms of group work, lectures, and practical musical work. The students will take part in a learning process in which they will develop knowledge, skills and general competence through production, interpretation and performance of music. This will require a large amount of individual effort as well as working in teams. The students will receive supervision in groups and individually. Process orientated teaching with a high degree of student voice and activity, such as playing, creating and exploring is the foundation of the course.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory work requirements according to the subject description

Further on evaluation

Compulsory activities: Various obligatory assignments, including:

  • Class singing
  • Dance
  • Concert
  • Music making
  • Written assignment on music and culture
  • Excursion

Compulsory participation:

  • Group presentations and individual tests: 100 %
  • Educational work, dance, class singing, group work: 80 %
  • Ensembles: 80 %
  • Music making: 80 %

In the case of a high absence rate, compensatory work may be assigned.

Compulsory assignments are evaluated with a pass or fail. All compulsory assignments must be completed successfully for the students to sit for the exam.


Assignment consisting of two parts: Music & culture and Music making. The parts are weighted equally and will result in one total letter grade.

Course materials

List of course material will be published on Blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LMUS001E 15.0 AUTUMN 2020
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Teacher Education
  • Musicology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
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