Study Popular Music at Otago
Popular Music is an innovative programme for students interested in the diverse popular musics of the world and their cultural contexts.
The minor is suitable for students with or without a background in music performance, this minor allows for a flexible combination of papers in film music, world music, and cultural studies, as well as marketing and industry papers to equip our graduates with the practical skills necessary to enter the creative industries.
Popular music is a contemporary phenomenon and Otago’s Popular Music minor will provide you with the ability to critically evaluate its function in your everyday life and the world around you.
Popular Music as a minor subject for a BA, BTheol, BSc, BCom, BEntr, BHealSc, BACom, BASc or BComSc degree
Available as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Theology (BTheol), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (BEntr), Bachelor of Health Science (BHealSc), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) or Bachelor of Commerce and Science (BComSc) degree
- MUSI 103 Music in Popular Culture
- Four papers from the following list, three of which must be above 100-level, including at least one at 300-level:
ANTH 105, MUSI 104, MUSI 105, ANTH 205, ASIA 201, MFCO 212, MUSI 268, MUSI 269, PERF 205, MUSI 368, MUSI 369, MUSI 371, MUSI 386, PERF 305
|Note: No more than one non-MUSI paper may be included|| |
Note: This minor subject is not available for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music (MusB) or Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA).
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