Open University in Ireland


Course Name Music
Course Provider Open University in Ireland
Course Code F32
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Open University None
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Attendance Options Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MA (Mus) (Open)
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Duration 2 years

How long it takes
You will be able to complete this masters qualification within two years by studying one module each year.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry requirements
You must hold an honours degree to study for our MA in Music. Although your degree needn't be in music, you must have the basic skills expected of a graduate in that area. The first module brings you up to date with the latest ide...


Expand+On completion
On successful completion of the required modules you can be awarded the Master of Arts in Music, entitling you to use the letters MA (Mus) (Open) after your name. You will have the opportunity of being presented at a degree ceremony.

Course Content

Expand+MA in Music
You must complete your study by 31 December 2025. If you would like to discuss your options with one of our advisers, please contact us.
This fascinating introduction to the methods and materials used for music research will suit profes...

Subjects Taught

To gain the 180 credits you require for this qualification, you must study the modules in the order shown below and have passed part 1 before progressing to part 2:
Compulsory modules
• MA Music part 1 (A873) 60
Next start: 01 Oct 202...

Number of Credits 180
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career relevance
If you wish to pursue a career in academia or research, this qualification will provide a route towards a higher level research degree (e.g. PhD), which is an essential prerequisite for such a career. A masters degree can help to en...

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