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Musicology

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

12 months
Duration
28844 USD/year
28844 USD/year
10552 USD/year
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About

The department at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill 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.

Overview

We offer a master degree in Musicology at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. The usual prerequisite for admission to graduate work leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees is a bachelor of arts degree with a major in music, or a bachelor of music degree, comparable to those given at this university. 

Special Facilities

  • 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. 

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Instrumental Performance Repertory
  • Music Internship
  • Digital Media and Live Performance
  • Resources and Methods of Musicology 
  • Special Studies
  • Seminar in Music Theory

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
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable $95.00)
  • Transcripts (complete, not selected courses): One unofficial transcript from each university attended must be uploaded within the application.
  • Current letters of recommendation
  • Standardized test scores
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Community Standards Questions
  • Supplemental program information 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    28844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14422 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5276 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Chapel Hill

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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