African Music 1
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Dance, Music (BA), Music Performance
Taught In English
Admission to the BMus degree, BA major in Music, Teacher?s Licentiate Diploma in Music or Diploma in Music Performance.
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units18
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 5
Hours & Credits
An introduction to the study and understanding of various kinds of African musics. Includes a survey of music in Africa.
DP requirements: At least 80% attendance at lectures and the completion of all assignments,
projects and tests.
Assessment: Tests and assignments 50%; 2-hour written and listening examination in June 50%.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.