Music - Music History since 1750

University College Dublin


Course Name Music - Music History since 1750
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code MUS20410
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment TRIMESTER: Spring
Application Date 2022-2023 Academic Year
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Duration Spring Trimester - January to May
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures 24
Autonomous Student Learning 76
Total 100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Critical writing.
Close listening.
Class discussion.
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Eligibility Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
MUS10040 - Introduction to Musicology I
Course Content

Expand+MUS20410 Music History Since 1750
Academic Year 2022/2023

The module provides a survey of the history of Western art music from around 1750 until the early 21st century. It will feature the development of musical styles, aesthetics, issues of cul...

Number of Credits 5
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