Applicants should normally hold (or expect to gain) an upper second class honours degree. Whilst most students come with a first degree in music, we do consider applicants with a good honours degree in cognate subjects in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Months of entry
Combining academic rigour with a flexible course structure, the MA Ethnomusicology introduces students to new ways of thinking about music in its cultural contexts, with a particular focus on ethnographic work in urban settings.
Students consider current issues and debates in ethnomusicology and explore the complex interrelationships between music and other subjects, and between theory and creative practice. The course provides a rich creative environment in which to develop critical approaches to musical practices. The MA offers a range of options, with students able to focus project work on areas of individual interest. The course also provides training in fundamental research skills.
We have an outstanding reputation for dynamic, inspring and rigorous postgraduate eduation and offer exceptional support to our students.
Our students come from all over the world and benefit from our location in the heart of London, one of the world’s greatest cultural hubs.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiries
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