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154.315 Popular Music Studies (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2022. For 2021 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Requirements
  • Expected prior learning

A critical examination of the nature, role and meaning of popular music within contemporary Western societies. Particular attention will be paid to the political economy of the international music industry, music and technology, genre and musical texts, making music, stardom and auteur studies, and audiences and subcultures.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level
  • Restriction(s): 154.205

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Year Semester Mode Location
2022 Semester Two full semester Internal Wellington Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.