This course is discontinued and no longer available for admissions
About this course
|Award title||Master of Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology)|
|Year & campus||2020|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Research|
|Duration||2 years full-time, or equivalent part-time|
The Master of Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology) is now offered in the consolidated Master of Music (Research) course.
Information on the Master of Music (Research) can be found in the Handbook here.
If you wish to apply for entry to the Master of Music (Research), information on admissions is on the Study Hub here.
You can find details of our discipline areas and all the courses offered by the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music here.
The Master of Music is a professional research degree that prepares students for specialist careers in musicology, ethnomusicology, composition, performance, conducting, music therapy, jazz & improvisation, music psychology & performance science or interactive composition.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology candidates undertake a research project and prepare a thesis which may be presented as
A study of approximately 30,000 - 40,000 words embodying the results of significant research
A transcription and edition of a substantial body of music together with a critical study of between 10,000-20,000 words on the music edited.
A minor thesis of 20,000 to 25,000 words and 3 elective subjects.
Candidates also participate in the weekly Postgraduate Seminar.
Last updated: 2 December 2019