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Irish Traditional Music

Maynooth University

12 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

This MA Irish Traditional Music at Maynooth University is designed for students who are interested in traditional music, arts, and culture, including the broader areas of literature, language, and history, and who want to develop their interests in performance, creativity, or research. 

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Overview

The Irish Traditional Music MA at Maynooth University  is anchored by a final capstone project (choosing from options in performance, recording, and thesis) and provides specialist training in the areas of student choice.

Three main strands of study (performance, portfolio (recording), thesis) allowing the student to explore practice, creativity and research according to their own specialisms.

By the end of the programme, students should be able to:

  • Engage actively in the performance, composition and or/recording of Irish traditional music;
  • Demonstrate a range of standard and specialised research tools or their equivalent;
  • Discuss a range of cultural topics related to Irish traditional music in national and international contexts;
  • Produce original work in the form of high-quality written texts, artistic performances, or artistic works.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fieldwork & Source Studies
  • Theory & Practice In Irish Traditional Music
  • Sound Recording Techniques
  • Music In Ireland
  • Irish Musical Critique
  • Music Recording Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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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.
95

Credits

90 ECTS

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
95

Other requirements

General requirements

2:1 Honours level 8 or equivalent, usually in a Music-related field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.

Funding

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