Music - Music of the World

University College Dublin


Course Name Music - Music of the World
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code MUS20080
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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1. Start your online pre-registration
2. Complete your pre-registration & select either audit or credit
3. You’ll be given a registration time to select your modules 4. Select your modules
5. Pay fees
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

Fee payment
Open Learning fees can be paid online, through your SISWeb account after you’ve selected your modules. Students choosing credit modules will pay €500 per module and €350 for audit modules.
Eligibility Am I eligible to take this module?

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
MUS10120 - Music, Culture and Society

Additional Information:
There are a limited number of elective places available to students who are not studying Music as part of their degree. If this is the case, students do not need to have passed the prerequisite module.
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2.

MUS20080 Musics of the World
Academic Year 2019/2020

In this module, we will examine the nature of music and its place in human life through the study and analysis of musical traditions from around the world. Our inqui...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Indicative Module Content:
Week 1 – Studying Musics of the World
Week 2 – Definitions of Music in/as/and Culture

1. Blacking, John. “Humanly organized sound.”

1. Wagogo ...

Number of Credits 5
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