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MA World Music Studies - Distance Learning - Distance

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  • Objectives
    To make research in world music and ethnomusicology accessible and relevant to musicians, educators and those working in the music media and industry
  • 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 World Music Studies - Distance Learning
  • Course description
    World Music Studies - MA - Distance Learning

    This course is by Distance Learning and involves attendance in Sheffield for two residentials per year, with other work by post, telephone, email or online.

    Certificate and Diploma options are available on this course. Please contact the course secretary for further details.

    Course content

    -Research skills
    -Music of the world
    -Approaches to fieldwork
    -Case studies in ethnomusicology
    -Special topic in world music
    -15,000-word dissertation

    Teaching
    -Course texts and guide notes
    -Lectures
    -Seminars and world music performance workshops
    -Email tutorials

    Assessment
    -Coursework
    -Dissertation
    -Sample radio programme
    -Folio of fieldwork material

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