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2014 FCH101 Popular Music & Culture

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCH101 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

This unit can be taken in other courses
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DESCRIPTION
This unit surveys role of music in popular culture through a consideration of musical style and cultural function, covering genres of popular music from the mid nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century. Musical genres will be studied where possible from the perspective of the audience..

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Week 5 library assignment: 15%

Week 8: mid-semester test: 15%

Essay (1200 words): 20%

End of Semester exam: 50% (listening 20% & written 30%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly
1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly, starting from week 2

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Sem 2) will be available from mid April 2014

STAFF: Dr A. Forbes (coordinator), Dr H. Monkhouse

FEES
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