Choral Studies

Dublin City University


Course Name Choral Studies
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC664
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commencement of Programme
The programme commences in September 2020.
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Duration 2 years part-time
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Entry Requirements


General Entry Requirements

•Recognised honours primary degree (Level 8) in Music, or in which Music is a subject, with a minimum of Second Class Honours.

•Recognised honours primary degree (Level 8) in another discipline, wi...

Course Content

Expand+DCU’s MA in Choral Studies is the first programme of its kind in Ireland. It offers an unrivalled opportunity to engage with the interpretation of choral repertoire from historical and contemporary contexts, and to create and perform new music unde...

Subjects Taught


The programme is offered part-time over two years. Lectures take place in Drumcondra on Monday evenings and on one Saturday per semester.

Students must successfully complete six core taught modules:

•Conducting, Interpretation a...

Careers or Further Progression Careers

Potential Careers

Graduates may progress or enhance their careers in areas such as:

•Choral conducting
•Ensemble singing
•Music teaching (subject to relevant qualifications)
•Choral arts administration
•Music criticism
•Recording and production
•Editing and choral publishing

Graduates may also pursue doctoral research in choral studies or related areas.
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