Music & Cultural History

University College Cork


Course Name Music & Cultural History
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKD21 CKE79
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 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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PAC Application Information

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Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Expand+1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time

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

Each of the modules in Part A runs for twelve weeks (either September to December or January to March) and consists of three week...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+In order to be permitted to proceed to the MA Degree in Music and Cultural History, a candidate must hold a primary honours degree in Music (or one in which Music is a major subject) with at least a Second Class Honours grade or higher.


Course Content

Expand+The one-year MA in Music and Cultural History is a progressive alternative to conventional postgraduate courses in musicology, and it draws on the diverse expertise of internationally renowned scholars to combine the very best of traditional and cont...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take 90 credits as follows:

Part I

MU6030 Research Skills (5 credits)

MU6003 Performance Studies (15 credits)

MU6031 Sound Studies & Musicology (5 credits)

MU6034 Multidisciplinary Debates in Musicology and Ethnomusicology (5 ...

Assessment Method You will be assessed through a combination of coursework (essays, portfolios of short assignments, learning journals), in-class presentations and viva voce examinations. There are no written examinations.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after I graduate with an MA in Music and Cultural History?

UCC Musicology graduates develop a wide range of skills that are invaluable to our cultural industries and information economy, including: critical, historical, and global th...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr. J Griffith Rollefson
+ 353 21 4904521 / 4904530

Ms. Celena O'Brien
00 353 21 4904530
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