Global Music Cultures

Module code: W1001
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Essay

This modules introduces different approaches in the study of non-western musical cultures. You’ll learn about methodologies borrowed from ethnomusicology and ethnography.

You’ll focus on particular case studies including, for example, Iranian pop music and Bollywood musicals.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of essential features of non-western musical practices to inform critical perspectives on music
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ethnomusicology and ethnographic approaches
  • Analyse and critically evaluate texts (including musical recordings)