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Entry requirements: Bachelor's degree including 90 credits in Media and Communication Studies as the main field of study, and English B or equivalent

Selection: On the basis of previous university credits. Between 30 and 285 credits may be taken into account.

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Music in the Online Digital Media Age

Course 7.5 credits

The course investigates theories in media and communication studies around music and digital networks. The course includes contextualising and historicising different theoretical perspectives in the research field. The focus is on the autonomous and critical adoption of advanced theoretical knowledge in this field of research, presenting these at seminars, and developing applications.

The information below comes from the syllabus and is valid from: spring semester 2015

Course design

The majority of teaching is carried out through seminars and independent study. Literature is chosen in consultation with the course coordinator.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student has:

  • displayed in-depth understanding of the theories surrounding music and digital networks
  • autonomously and critically discussed central theoretical and methodological issues in relation to music and digital networks
  • displayed a deepened capacity for nuanced and critical thinking, self-reflection, contextualisation and historisation of music and digital networks
  • presented and discussed scholarly issues in an autonomous and critical manner
  • described various theories in media and communication studies relating to music and digital networks and reflected on how these theories can be discussed from different perspectives and described from different viewpoints


The course is examined via:

  • written take-home examination
  • oral presentation
  • seminar participation

Grading criteria will be distributed at course/module start.

Syllabus valid from spring semester 2015

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