Music - Ethnomusicology

University College Cork


Course Name Music - Ethnomusicology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE68 CKD51
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration 1 year Full-time, 2 years Part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+You will have a 2H2 honours BA degree, or equivalent, in music or a related subject (e.g. anthropology, folklore, cultural studies). Applicants with an appropriate professional equivalent (e.g. professional musician of high standing, music media prof...

Comment Course Practicalities
All teaching is delivered in small group seminars, ensemble classes and tutorials, and in one-on-one lessons and supervision. You can expect eight to twelve hours of class contact time each week, depending on the ensembles studied, concerts presented and frequency of supervision meetings.
Course Content

Expand+Ethnomusicology is the study of “people making music” (Titon). It embraces music from around the world, old and new, professional and amateur, sacred and profane, traditional and newly invented. A dynamic discipline, its key focuses include exten...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MA in Ethnomusicology consists of 90 credits as follows
- MU6003 Performance Studies (15 credits)
- MU6004 Performance Practice (15 credits)
- MU6030 Research Skills (5 credits)
- MU6034 Multidisciplinary Debates in Musicology and Ethnomusi...

Assessment Method All assessment is based on continuous assessment methods. You are assessed on coursework submitted, including essays/papers, presentations, music performances, and on attendance and contribution to class.
Careers or Further Progression Graduates of the MA in Ethnomusicology go on to pursue a wide range of careers in the creative arts, culture industries and media. Our graduates are professional musicians, academics, teachers and arts managers.
Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Professor Jonathan Stock
+ 353 21 490 4530

Ms. Celina O'Brien
+353 (0)21 490 4530
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