Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAMS331
Subject Name Music and Culture
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 36CP at 200 level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Proposal - Literature review and research proposal 25% Presentation - Research essay and tutorial presentation 50% Exam - Listening test 25%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hr lecture, 2hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Guy Freer
Terumi Narushima
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Terumi Narushima
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
This subject explores a range of musical styles and genres from various cultures of the world, with a focus on traditional music and instruments in a post-colonial era. It examines the role of music in different societies and cultures, and examines themes such as: music and ritual, race and gender, transmission and appropriation, the influence of globalisation and the construction of identity through music.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will have developed:
1. An awareness of aesthetic, cultural and political issues relevant to the study of music from diverse cultures
2. The ability to identify and critically discuss a wide repertoire of representative musical works
3. The ability to apply scholarly research skills to the analysis of music and performance
4. The ability to articulate the relationship between music and its socio-historical and cultural contexts


Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session.
Text book information is available via the UniShop website:



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