Ethnomusicology: Themes and Variations
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- Module code
- FHEQ Level
- School of Arts & Department of Music
A broad introduction to the major aspects of ethnomusicological study.
The module provides a more in-depth approach which flows on from the first-year module Music and Culture, but it is designed as a free-standing unit: students may take this module with no previous experience of ethnomusicology.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the module
To provide training of the highest possible standard in the theories and methods of the academic discipline of ethnomusicology. At the end of the module the student will have acquired a good knowledge of the scope of the discipline. They will have applied this knowledge in one written essay on a theoretical topic, and will have combined theory and practice in a fieldwork project.
- 2 hours per week
Method of assessment
- 1,500-word essay (worth 30% of marks)
- 2,500-word essay (worth 70%)