13MUS

NCEA Level 3 Music

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Stunell

Level 3 Music follows on from Level 2 Music.

This course is divided into four main areas

  • Performing music as a soloist
  • Performing music as a member of a group
  • Study and research a Music topic
  • Compose music and songs

All students will be offered free instrumental tuition in piano, guitar, drums and voice.

Career Pathways include, Musician, Teacher, Music Producer, Composer, Sound Engineer and Music Therapist


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Headphones

Recommended Prior Learning

The prerequisite for 13 Music is at least achieving the performance standards at Level 2 Music or please see Mrs Stunell to confirm that you meet the standard so you can be successful in this subject.

Level 3 Music is mainly performance based. Students need to be capable of performing songs or pieces of music on an instrument or as a singer to a reasonably high standard. As part of 13 Music, students will perform as a soloist and as a member of a group.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91416 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.1 - Perform two programmes of music as a featured soloist
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91418 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.3 - Demonstrate ensemble skills by performing two substantial pieces of music as a member of a group
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91419 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 3.4 - Communicate musical intention by composing three original pieces of music
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91425 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 3.10 - Research a music topic
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.