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Musicology

San Diego State University

24 months
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About

San Diego State University's Musicology, the study of music and music literature in historical and cultural contexts, engages a broad range of disciplines in order to examine the art of music as an integral part of the human experience.

Overview

Key facts

Drawing from such fields as history, cultural studies, sociology, psychology, aesthetics, and many others, musicologists conduct research on a comprehensive array of topics - from theories of ancient music to contemporary trends in popular music - and share their discoveries through writing and teaching. Musicologists pursue varied careers in the music profession primarily as researchers, writers, and teachers.

At San Diego State University, candidates of the Master of Arts degree in Musicology will have an opportunity to explore diverse musical topics in graduate seminars in music research, musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory. 

After receiving training in research principles and techniques, and with the guidance of a faculty musicologist, each student in the program will embark on an individual research project on a topic of his or her own choice that will culminate in an original thesis. Students who graduate with the M.A. in Musicology from SDSU will be prepared either to teach music history at the community college level or to apply for Ph.D. programs at high-ranking institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History
  • Cultural studies
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Aesthetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Cal State Apply Application
  • Create an SDSU WebPortal Account
  • Submit Official Transcripts and Diploma/Degree Certificate
  • Submit Official Test Scores
  • Submit Program Specific Documents
  • Applicants who have earned a three-year baccalaureate degree from an international institution, may be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

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    9570 USD/year
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  • National

    9570 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9570 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 USD /month
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