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MA Ethnomusicology

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  • Objectives
    To provide a good understanding of the methods and emphases of ethnomusicological research
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements At least a good second-class honours degree or international equivalent in music, or combined degree with substantial music component. In some cases, a degree in anthropology, drama, education, psychology or another subject is acceptable, as may be equivalent life experience or a performance diploma from a conservatoire or academy. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to take a suitable test, eg. IELTS, minimum score 6.5; TOEFL, minimum score 575, plus a score of 4.5 in the Test of Written English, or minimum of 232 in the computer-based TOEFL.
  • Academic Title
    MA Ethnomusicology
  • Course description
    Course content

    -Readings in ethnomusicology
    -Ethnomusicological research methods
    -Performing world music
    -Critique of research
    -Seminar in World Music traditions
    -Either 15,000-word dissertation or folio (eg. fieldwork materials, editorial work or analyses) plus optional module on a relevant topic
    -Or 20,000-word dissertation or extended folio

    Teaching
    -Seminars
    -Individual tutorials
    -Fieldwork exercise

    Assessment
    -Coursework
    -Dissertation
    -Seven-day paper

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