CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE CULTURAL INDUSTRIES - 2017/8

Module code: MUS3054

Module provider

Music and Media

Module Leader

MARK CM Dr (Music & Med)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

W300

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 128

Lecture Hours: 22

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Attendance only PARTICIPATION 10
Coursework GROUP-LED PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION 30
Coursework A REVIEW AND CRITIQUE OF TWO CONTEMPORARY ISSUES (A1 ACADEMIC POSTER AND 1000 WORD REPORT) 60

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Critically evaluate and discuss in detail a range of current issues facing arts practitioners, managers and policy makers within the cultural industries. KCPT
Analyse the impact of contemporary issues upon workers and the creation or development of policies within the cultural/creative industries. KCPT
Engage articulately and professionally in group debate. KCPT
Demonstrate, articulate and present relevant facts about issues about the cultural/creative industries, both visually and orally. KCPT
Researching relevant facts and articulating them clearly and concisely. CPT
Analytical interpretation of facts and information. CPT
Developing cogent and logical arguments.
  Critical thinking. CPT
Presenting information visually. PT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN THE CULTURAL INDUSTRIES : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/mus3054

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Liberal Arts and Sciences BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons) 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Music (Conducting) MMus 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Music (Composition) MMus 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Music (Creative Practice) MMus 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Music (Musicology) MMus 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Music (Performance) MMus 1 Optional A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.