Combined Honours

Music

Music

Overview

Discover our range of Music modules for 2017-18.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

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Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Music subject page.

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Stage 1

Find out about Music modules for Stage 1.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
MUS1010 Music Theory: Technique and Practice in Studio Production 20 1&2
MUS1011 Understanding World Music 20 2
MUS1012 Understanding Music History 20 1&2
MUS1014 Introduction to Popular Music Studies 20 1&2
MUS1020 Music Theory: Technique and Textures in Common Practice (Pre-requisite Grade VI ABRSM Theory or equivalent) 20 1&2
MUS1050 Folk and Traditional Textures and Techniques (Pre-requisite Grade V ABRSM Theory or equivalent) 20 1&2
MUS1058 Performance Studies 1 (Pre-requisite Grade VIII ABRSM Theory or equivalent) (MUS1058 must be taken alongside another non-performance module) 20 1&2
MUS1092 Ensemble 1 20 1&2
MUS1096 The Traditions of These Islands 20 1

Stage 2

Find out about Music modules for Stage 2.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
MUS2004 Themes in Musical Modernism 20 1&2
MUS2006 Music and Its Environments 20 1&2
MUS2013 Elements of Hip Hop 20 1&2
MUS2015 Contemporary Studio Practice (Pre-requisite MUS1010) 20 1&2
MUS2018 Contemporary Musical Materials 20 1&2
MUS2041 Approaches to Notated Contemporary Composition (pre-requisite  MUS1020)  20 1&2
MUS2044 Practising Music Analysis (Pre-requisite MUS1020) 20 1&2
MUS2045 Indian Music in Practice (Pre-requisite MUS1011; desirable but not essential co-requisite MUS2060) 20 1&2
MUS2048 Improvisation & Experimental Pop: Vernacular, DIY, Interdisciplinary & Underground Recording & Performance 20 1&2
MUS2049 Salsa Music in Practice 20 1&2
MUS2050 Music Theory 2: Stylistic Analysis and Composition in Folk and Modal Musics (pre-requisite MUS1050) 20 1&2
MUS2054 Music and Cultural Theory 20 1&2
MUS2058 Performance Studies 2 (Pre-requisite MUS1058 with a mark of 60% or above; or a successful audition) 20 1&2
MUS2060 Ethnomusicology 20 1&2
MUS2074 Music in the Renaissance (Pre-requisite MUS1012) 20 1&2
MUS2083 American Popular Music 20 1&2
MUS2088 Folk Music Studies: Resources and Research Materials 20 1&2
MUS2092 Ensemble 2 (Pre-requisite MUS1092) 20 1&2
MUS2094 Additional Performance Studies (Folk and Traditional Music 2) 20 1&2

Stage 3

Find out about Music modules for Stage 3.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
MUS3009 Global Pop 20 1&2
MUS3025 Beethoven and his legacy 20 1&2
MUS3029 Music, Politics and Policy 20 2
MUS3043  Performance Art/Performance Theory  20  1&2
 MUS3049  Salsa Music in Practice  20  1&2
MUS3093 Folk Ensemble 3 (Pre-requisite MUS2092) 20 1&2
MUS3095 Music Enterprise 20 1&2
MUS3111 Teaching Music in Schools; socio-cultural contexts and approaches to practice 20 1
MUS3113 World Jazz 20 1&2
MUS3179 Music in the Holocaust 20 1&2
MUS3618 Sounding Numbers: numerical proportion, structure, duration, spaces and symbolism in music 20 1&2