MUSV3600 - Self Study - Compensatory Course for Experts in Teamwork


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course is for Master's students who are given the right to replace Experts in Team with another relevant Master's course.

Learning outcome


An examinee with a completed qualification in MUSV3600

  • has in-depth knowledge about a selected musicological subject
  • has general knowledge of the musicological area the advanced topic belongs to
  • has knowledge about historical and newer problems within the specific musicological area of research
  • has knowledge of theories and research methods within the specific musicological area of research
  • has knowledge that enables a placement of the specific musicological field of research into the larger frame of disciplinary inquiry and reflection


An examinee with a completed qualification in MUSV3600

  • can express his/her deepened knowledge in a convincing way, both in writing and speech
  • can individually find and assess relevant research based knowledge to illuminate a problem within the specific musicological area of research
  • can based on his/her deepened knowledge discuss academic texts in a diversified way, enter a dialogue with the texts of others and carry out his/her own reasoning, both in writing and speech
  • can utilize methods specific to the musicological area on an independent and critical basis

Learning methods and activities

Self study. Students who wish to take the course should contact the Department the previous semester. A work-area title must be delivered in January.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved reading list

Further on evaluation

If the course is not passed, the student must retake the whole assessment. If the candidate retakes the exam there is no need to retake the compulsory assignments. The essay should have a length of ca. 4000-6000 words.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Creative Music Technology (MMUST)
Music Performance (MMUSP)
Musicology (MMUSV)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to the Master's programme in Musicology, Music Technology, or Music Performance, and exemption from Experts in Teamwork.

Course materials

The reading list is set up in collaboration with the student's supervisor, and must be approved by the Department.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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