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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: MUS2001 Module Title: ARTS POLICY AND PRACTICE
Module Provider: Music and Sound Recording Short Name: MU2.ARTSPOL
Level: HE2 Module Co-ordinator: JOHNSON PB Mrs (Music Record)
Number of credits: 10 Number of ECTS credits: 5
Module Availability

Autumn Semester

Assessment Pattern
Components of Assessment
Percentage weighting
Seminar Presentation and written paper of 1500 words (50% of total assessment)
Essay (not more than 2000 words) (50% of total assessment)
Module Overview

Pass in HE1 Careers with Music

Module Aims
  • To introduce the arts funding system and the policies and issues that shape and influence the arts and music professions
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
  • Describe and explain the infrastructure, key policies and institutions governing the provision of the arts, and music in particular, in the UK.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues facing arts providers and policy makers
  • Articulate current debates in the arts
Module Content
Current issues and debates concerning arts provision including education, funding, access, equal opportunities, disability issues and cultural diversity. An overview of the structures that support and shape arts provision, such as government and quango funding bodies. Students will be expected to contribute to group discussion during lectures, and to have undertaken preparatory background reading as advised.
Methods of Teaching/Learning

20 hours, comprising lectures, student presentation and group discussion.

Selected Texts/Journals
Reading list to follow.
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