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MUSC3630: Popular Music and the Moving Image

The range of media channels through which we experience, popular music has prolifereated in recent years. The emotive power of music is used to tell stories, sell products and connect people to one another. This unit will analyse the use of popular music in a broad range of multimedia forms from film and television to video games and the use of digital media to disseminate a multitude of musical multimedia productions.

Code MUSC3630
Academic unit Arts Music
Credit points 6
18 junior credit points

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. students will be able to understand the history of the use of popular music in screen media.
  • LO2. students will be able to analyse the use of popular music in specific kinds of media productions

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.