Course GLP359

Dance Music History and Club Culture 1: The Development of DJ Culture 1970-2000

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 23, 2024

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • analyze and describe music genres, dance styles, and subcultures that have influenced the electronic dance music culture
  • discuss how technological innovations, formats, socio-political changes, and contradictions in political economy have interacted with the development of dance music and club culture
  • construct and perform a creatively designed presentation, such as a DJ mix or music production, that demonstrates an understanding of the musical and cultural elements covered in the course, including themes in production and composition.
Starts and ends:
week 23, 2024 - week 32, 2024
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications :
  • General entry requirements
Selection :
Final school grades (66 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (34 %)
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
2 physical
0 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
18,375 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
18,375 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Application period
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

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