Courses & Units

Popular Music & Culture FCH101

Hobart

Introduction

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..

Summary

Unit name Popular Music & Culture
Unit code FCH101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr H. Monkhouse

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit?

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,102.00 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly, starting from week 2

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%)

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Textbooks

Required

Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton)

Recommended

Marien and Fleming, Fleming's Arts and Ideas vol 2, 10th ed. Burkholder History of Western Music, Turabian Manual 8th ed

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