University of Limerick


Course Name Ethnomusicology
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 19579 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 09/Sep/2019
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Taught Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basies but specific programmes have individual closing dates which can be found on our on-line prospectus

Research Programmes
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for research programmes. The applications for Research programmes are review each month by the Postgraduate Research Committee.
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Duration 1 year Full Time
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Application Fee An Application Fee of €35 (electronically) or €40 Bank Draft/Cheque will apply to all taught postgraduate programmes.
Entry Requirements

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A primary degree in a suitable discipline (e.g. Anthropology, Music, Cultural Studies and Folklore) with a first or second class honours, or an approved professional qualification (Primary degree: Level 8 - QQI). An interview wil...

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Portfolio Candidates may be required to submit additional audio visual & / or written material.
Course Content

The MA in Ethnomusicology is a one-year full-time taught MA course that considers music in its cultural and social contexts. It engages with the study of Irish Traditional Music, Popular Music, World Music in both practical and academic...

Subjects Taught

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MD6021 Introduction to Fieldwork Techniques
MD6031 Media Technologies for Performing Arts & Art Research
MD6041 Introduction to Ritual Studies
MU5101 History of Ethnomusicology
MU6061 Music Ethnography

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Careers or Further Progression Career areas:
The degree course is designed to meet the continuing education needs of graduates in music and in cognate and closely related disciplines. The course is also designed to cater to the occupational and vocational needs of the following professions: university and college lecturers in ethnomusicology, secondary teachers of music, professional music performers, music archivists, music administrators, music educators, and media specialists.
Further Enquiries For academic queries on this programme contact:
Course director: Dr Colin Quigley
The Irish World Academy of Music & Dance
Tel : 353-61-202966
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