A primary degree in a suitable discipline (e.g. Anthropology, Music, Cultural Studies and Folklore) with a first or second class honours, or an approved professional qualification. 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. Applications from graduates with music and/or dance experience are especially welcome.
Months of entry
The MA in Ethnomusicology is a one-year, full-time programme, which considers music in its cultural context. Modules include: Semester 1
History of Ethnomusicology, Methods in Ethnomusicology; Processes and Change in Irish Traditional Music.
World Music Survey; Anthropology of Music; Elective Module; Final Presentation.
Information for international students
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the Universities English Language Requirements. Please visit http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/non-european-applicants for the list of requirements
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Dr. Colin Quigley