Musicology (MA)

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  • Objectives
    To offer knowledge and expertise to pursue further research (PhD) and/or teaching.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements:

    Suitable for graduates in Music.

    A first or upper second class Honours degree, or equivalent. Evidence of appropriate skills in written and spoken English and foreign language skills (if relevant) is also required.
  • Academic title
    Musicology (MA)
  • Course description
    ourse Description:

    Students with interests in music from 1700 to the present day will find much to stimulate their imagination, from the historical to the analytical and theoretical, with openings for contextual and broader cultural studies.

    You take four modules in Stage 1 which, once successfully completed, is followed by a final project in Stage 2. For the pattern of part-time study in Stage 1, please consult the School.

    Further details of the modules in this programme are available from the School.

    Stage 1

        * MA Research Skills
        * Issues in Musicology
        * Two Musicology Options; students choose from a number of staff research-led topics

    Stage 2

        * Project (60 credits, submitted in mid-September).

    This may take the form of a dissertation, (20,000 words), an edition and commentary, an analytical project, a theoretical discourse, or another approved written project.

    Special Features of this course:

        * The opportunity to explore in depth a number of related specialist modules and modern critical ideas while gaining experience in research methodology.
        * Teaching is by seminar and individual tutorials.

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