This unit analyses the engagement between music and various media forms. It explores music as an integral component of a range of media, including television, journalism and digital media technologies, and develops students' understanding of music as both a cultural resource and a key media industry. This unit will include a practical component focussed on music journalism and other forms of professional music writing to further students' critical understanding of the links between music and media.
ASSESSMENT: 2,500-word industry analysis (40%), 3,000-word journalism portfolio and exegesis (60%)
TEACHING PATTERN: Five contact hours fortnightly
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web dependent - H Some parts of this unit will be taught online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
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