Music - Irish Music Studies

University of Limerick


Course Name Music - Irish Music Studies
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 93499 (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
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 MAIMSUTFAD
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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 with a first or second class honours, or an approved professional qualification (Primary degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland). An interview will be required in ...

Interview Yes
Portfolio An interview will be required in all cases, as well as an audition where necessary. Candidates may be required to submit additional audio visual and/or written material.

Expand+The MA in Irish Music Studies is intended for scholars and scholar-practitioners who wish to study Irish Music (traditional, folk, classical, popular and related genres) from critical, cultural, historical, ethno/musicological, and practice-based per...

Course Content

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance has become a leading centre for the Study of Irish music through both performative and academic perspectives. This programme is intended to provide an extra pathway into this type of study at the ...

Subjects Taught

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•MD6171 Framing Irish Music: Sources & Discourses 1
•MU6061 Music Ethnography
•MD6021 Introduction to Fieldwork Techniques
•MD6161 Irish Traditional Music Performance Research Seminar
•MD6041 Introduction to Ritual S...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+The degree course is designed to meet the continuing education needs of graduates in music and in cognate and closely related disciplines or those with extensive engagement with the communities of traditional music. Students of this programme will be...

Further Enquiries Dr. Niall Keegan Lecturer in Music
IW1-018 Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
T. +353 (0)61 202465 E.
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