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NM2610 - World Music

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

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


External, Study Period 8
Census Date 15-Aug-2019
Contact hours:
  • 10 hours lectures - Online Lecture
  • 10 hours tutorials - Threaded discussion
  • 10 hours practicals - Video Instructionals
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
    Assessment: research paper (30%); video journal (30%); tutorial practical portfolio (20%); online forum participation (20%).

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.