Course Description

Course Name

African Music 1

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

18 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Admission to the BMus degree, BA major in Music, Teacher?s Licentiate Diploma in Music or Diploma in Music Performance.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


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%.

*Course content subject to change