Music - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Music - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHT02 MHT03 MHT04 MHT05
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MLitt PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September (or other agreed time)
PAC Application Information

Expand+Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time

Applying for a PhD or Research Masters Programme

When applying for a PhD or Research Masters programme, applicants should contact the Department where they wish to study bef...

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Duration MHT02 PhD 4 years Full-time
MHT03 PhD 6 years Part-time
MHT04 MLitt 2 years Full-time
MHT05 MLitt 3 years Part-time

PhD normally four years full-time (6 years part-time)

MLitt normally two years full-time (3 years part-time)
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Normally a 2.1 or equivalent first degree in Music or in a related discipline; a 2.1 or equivalent Master’s degree in Music or in a related discipline. Further to application via PAC, an interview will be conducted, where students are expected to p...

Course Content

Expand+This programme aims to provide a fourth level programme in Music for students who wish to engage in high quality research in selected areas of the discipline. In addition, the MLitt in Music includes a number of generic and discipline specific skills...

Research Areas

Expand+Dr Lorraine Byrne Bodley
Schubert; Goethe and Music; German Song.

Dr Antonio Cascelli
Chopin; Schenkerian studies; sixteenthcentury Italian music; music analysis.

Dr Gordon Delap
Electroacoustic and acousmatic composition; music for video; s...

Careers or Further Progression On completion of the programme, the student will be equipped with both specialist and transferrable knowledge, with the capacity for carrying out research of international standards and pursuing a successful career in his/her chosen area. Areas of employment may include: 3rd- and 4th-level lecturing; media, music technology and software industry; research; consultancy; managerial positions in arts organisations, governmental agencies and other areas; archival, library and museum work.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Antonio Cascelli
Tel +353 (0)1 708 6716
Address Department of Music, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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