MUSV1007 - Music and Globalization


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 1 uker

Course content

The course focuses on an understanding of global processes of change, in relation to folk music, art music, jazz and pop music.

Learning outcome

An examinee with a completed qualification in MUSV1007
- has knowledge of new research literature concerning cultural globalization
- has repertoire knowledge of recordings treated in the curriculum and that has been classified as World Music and global pop
- has knowledge to the most important popular music genres globally
- has a thoughtful relationship to the differences in genre around the world
- has knowledge to central websites, reference books and important research literature which gives knowledge about music and politics, music and migration, musical diaspora and musical hybridization on a global scale

An examinee with a completed qualification in MUSV1007
- can utilize his/her knowledge analytical and in discussion in relation to the function and positioning of music in a selection of connections around the world
- can express his/her knowledge about the last 20 years or so of global music development, comparatively, reflexive and in discussion
- can utilize insight from newer globalization discourse in description and analysis of music from around the world
- can make use of insights and terms taken from the research literature on music and globalization in his/her writings

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. The examination essay should have a maximum length of 20 pages (typed 1,5/12)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2014

Language of instruction: Norwegian


Subject area(s)
  • Globalization
  • Musicology
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn KONT Home examination 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100



Room Building Number of candidates
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