Applications open for two new fully funded music modules at RCS

Applications open for two new fully funded music modules at RCS

Published: 01/12/2022

Applications are open for two new fully funded music modules at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, specifically created for teachers.

Available from January next year, Exploring Responsibility of All Through Active Music Making aims to support primary school teachers while Music Technology in Secondary Schools will be taught by RCS lecturers and offers General Teaching Council for Scotland-registered teachers professional learning within Scotland’s national conservatoire.

The modules will have very limited places and it’s recommended that applications are submitted  as soon as possible to secure a funded place on the course.

Applications close on 14 December at 5pm.

 

Exploring Responsibility of All Through Active Music Making

January-May 2023

Online blended learning (Three full day workshops and 6 online twilight sessions)

4.30-6pm

10 credits at SCQF level 11

This credit-rated module is for primary teachers and will help you to develop practical music activities for your classroom. The aim of this course is to support teachers to integrate music-making into the wider curriculum and encourage young learners’ musical development.

You will be supported by RCS lecturers to help you engage with practice-based enquiry and you will learn a range of music pedagogies that are suitable for teaching Music within a primary classroom.

How to apply

Contact Dr Angela Jaap (a.jaap@rcs.ac.uk) for an application form.

 

Music Technology in Secondary Schools (BGE to Nat 5)

January-May 2023

Online course (15 online twilight sessions)

4.30-6.30pm

10 credits at SCQF level 11

New and revised for session 2021-22, this practical module is for GTCS-registered music teachers who wish to develop their skills in professional music technology to be able to support pupils across Broad General Education to SQA National 5.

Through this module you will learn to mic instruments, record, edit and mix classical and pop music, how to use MIDI software and how this work can best meet the concepts and requirements of SQA National 5 (including how to adapt music technology skills to SQA National 5 sample briefs). A variety of DAWs and software platforms will be covered across the module, and you will be able to submit coursework using DAWs that you are familiar with.

Please note, to allow you to engage fully with the learning and practical tasks in this module, we recommend that you have access to school-based Music Technology resources.

How to apply

Contact Dr Angela Jaap (a.jaap@rcs.ac.uk) for an application form.

You might also be interested in reading

News

RCS supports emerging artists and creative innovators to Make It Happen

An eco-friendly educational board game, a dance theatre work based on the Australian Black Summer fires, an EP from a rising star on the European jazz scene and the launch of a circus school to boost health and wellbeing … they’re just some of the projects that will take flight through an annual micro-funding initiative