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Study Abroad/JYA at SOAS

Music

Courses that run across the full year are available to all visiting students - whether at SOAS for the full year, term 1 only or terms 2&3 only
Undergraduate Courses
Course TitleCourse CodeOther information
Atlantic Africa: (P)Layers of Mediation in African Popular Music (UG)15 580 0079Not running in 2013/14
Composition15 580 0082 
Ethnomusicology: Themes and Variations15 580 0065 
Gender and Music15 580 0073 
Global Hip-Hop15 580 0084Not running in 2013/14
Indian Classical Music15 580 0046 
Introduction to Music Analysis15 580 0070half unit, taught across the full year; only open to full year students
Klezmer Music: Roots and Revival15 580 0074 
Music and Culture15 580 0060half unit, taught across the full year; only open to full year students
Music and Religion in South East Asia15 580 0080 
Music in Africa15 580 0022 
Music in Religion15 580 0054Not running in 2013/14
Music in the Cultures of South Asia15 580 0036Not running in 2013/14
Music in the Mande Cultural World15 580 0056Not running in 2013/14
Music of Central Asia15 580 0059 
Music of Korea15 580 0035Not running in 2013/14
Music of the Middle East and North Africa15 580 0068 
Music, Shamanism and Healing15 580 0055 
Musical Traditions of East Asia15 580 0078 
Performance 1a15 580 0061half unit, taught across the full year; only open to full year students
Performance 1b15 580 0062half unit, taught across the full year; only open to full year students
Popular and Fusion Music in South East Asia (UG)15 580 0081Not running in 2013/14
Pop and Politics in East Asia15 580 0077 
Popular Music and Politics in Israel15 580 0075 
Sounds and Cultures 1: Africa, the Jewish World, West and Central Asia15 580 0071 
Sounds and Cultures 2: East, Southeast and South Asia15 580 0072 
The Music Business15 580 0053 
The World of Cuban Music15 580 0058 
Urban Soundscapes15 580 0083 
Postgraduate Courses

For a full list of postgraduate courses in the Music department, please see here.

Please note that the following Music courses are NOT open to associate students:

  • Gender and Music (MMus)
  • Performance
  • Performance as Research

Dissertations, independent study projects and extended essays are also not suitable for associate students.