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Musicology

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

24 months
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28278 USD/year
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About

The department offers the degrees of master of arts (M.A.) at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in Musicology, construing "musicology" in its broad sense to encompass the interrelated disciplines of music history, music theory, ethnomusicology, and studies of popular culture.

Overview

Key facts about the Musicology program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill:

  • Central to the departmental resources is the Music Library, which ranks high among the nation's music libraries for its scholarly editions, periodicals, early source materials, iconographic aids, microfilms, folk-music collections, and recordings as well as access to major music research databases and thousands of streamed audio and video recordings. 
  • In addition, the Southern Folklife Collection (SFC) is one of the nation's foremost archival resources for the study of American folk music and popular culture. SFC holdings extensively document all forms of southern musical and oral traditions across the entire spectrum of individual and community expressive arts, as well as mainstream media production.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Instrumental Performance Repertory
  • Music Internship
  • Digital Media and Live Performance
For more information, please visit program website.

Lecturers

The department offers the degrees of master of arts (M.A.) in musicology and the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in musicology, construing "musicology" in its broad sense to encompass the interrelated disciplines of music history, music theory, ethnomusicology, and studies of popular culture.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to a graduate program are:

  • A bachelor's degree (based on a four-year curriculum) completed before graduate study begins, or its international equivalent with an accredited institution
  • An average grade of B (cumulative GPA 3.0) or better

Along with these minimal requirements, admission decisions are based on a number of factors, including academic degrees and record, written statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, test scores, and relevant work and research experience. All admission recommendations are made by each individual program or department.

For more information, please visit program website.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14139 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14139 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5276 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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