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MUSC3639: Music Journalism

Even as the 'Age of Newspapers' seems to be coming to an end, human beings' need for authoritative commentary on music remains as strong as ever. Along with surveying the history of music journalism from the early eighteenth century up to the present day, this unit of study offers participants the chance to try their hands at various forms of music journalism.

Code MUSC3639
Academic unit Arts Music
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

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

  • LO1. Students will gain a nuanced understanding of how music journalism is practiced.
  • LO2. Students will gain a sense of what participation in the craft of music journalism entails.
  • LO3. The unit will place all graduates on a path towards a more critical engagement with the print and broadcast music journalism they will encounter in future.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.