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MU5009: A SURVEY OF SONIC ARTS: HISTORY, THEORY AND PRACTICE (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

Students will be exposed to and learn about the history and development of the sonic arts through six key themes, each of which will be delivered through one two-hour lecture and one three-hour seminar. The six key themes will be drawn from a pool of themes which will reflect the learning interests of the cohort of students. These might include areas such as Early Development of Electronic Instruments, Computer Music, Acousmatic Music, Listening, Sound as Art, Spatialisation, Space and Place and Networked Music

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Suk-jun Kim

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Master of Music (Studied) or Master of Music in Sonic Arts (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Students will be exposed to and will learn about the history and development of the sonic arts through six key themes, each of which will be delivered through one two-hour lecture and one two-hour seminar


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 7 - 11, 13 - 17

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

 

Assessment: One final essay (60%; 4000-5000 words) and presentations (2 x 20%)

Assessment: One final essay (60%; 4000-5000 words) and presentations (2 x 20%)

 

Resit: One essay (100%) - resubmission of essay component if failure is there, or new essay if failure is in Seminar component or in both.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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