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2013 FCH101 Popular Music & Culture

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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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 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* 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).

This unit can be taken in other courses
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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%


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

Note: Class attendance may still be required

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

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

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

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