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NM2610 - World Music

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Students explore and examine the unique application of the basic principles of music production as displayed by various cultural practices globally. This subject incorporates fieldwork research and documentation that includes international experiences and investigations.

Learning Outcomes

  • an understanding of various ethnic and aesthetic issues involved in cultural music production;
  • demonstrated abilities in analysing music of various cultures both within the tradition and contemporary contexts;
  • established ethical and non-intrusive research skills within in culturally sensitive environments.
Prerequisites: 12CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr David Salisbury
Lecturers: Dr David Salisbury, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 100 hours fieldwork
Assessment: quiz 1 (15%); assignments (70%); quiz 2 (15%).

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