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Musicology

The University of Alabama

Master
24 months
Duration
30250 USD/year
30250 USD/year
10780 USD/year
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About

The Musicology program at The University of Alabama offers undergraduate and graduate courses to support all of the School of Music’s degree programs, as well as a master of music (MM) degree in musicology. Additionally, the School of Music Endowed Chair in Musicology is filled every third year.

Overview

Key Features

All incoming graduate students in the Musicology program at The University of Alabama must take the graduate diagnostic examination in music theory. Current graduate students must take the comprehensive examination, which includes a music history section, before being admitted to candidacy.

The School of Music offers master of music degrees in the following areas:
  • Choral conducting
  • Composition
  • Composition with an emphasis in arranging
  • Musicology
  • Organ performance with an emphasis in church music
  • Performance (concentrations in piano, organ, organ with church music emphasis, voice and individual orchestral instruments)
  • Performance (woodwind option)
  • Piano accompanying
  • Theory
  • Wind conducting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Musicology
  • Proseminar in Ethnomusicology
  • Special Topics in Musicology
  • Special Topics in Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application form
  • Application fee payment
  • Statement of purpose
  • Unofficial admission scores (GRE, GMAT, MAT or MCAT; if required by the department)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Language scores (non-native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15125 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15125 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5390 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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