The Ritual Chant and Song programme offered at University of Limerick specialises in vocal repertoires including Western plainchant and Irish traditional religious song, as well as a variety of world ritual vocal repertoires. Vocal development is facilitated through one-to-one, weekly vocal classes, as well as master-classes with internationally renowned performers.
The programme is offered in association with the Benedictine community at Glenstal Abbey.
- To provide a specialist, vocal training in ritual repertoires, particularly Western plainchant and Irish traditional religious song, contextualised by the study of liturgical history and ritual theory.
- To develop a research foundation for the interdisciplinary study of music, performance, theology and anthropology of ritual.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Ritual Chant and Song Practicum
- Materials, Methods and Context for Western Chant
- Introduction to Fieldwork techniques
- Introduction to Ritual Studies
- Introduction to Somatics
- Independent Study
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis
DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology Music View 9 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Qualification transcripts and certificates
- English language qualification if English is not your first language
- Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
- A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
International12885 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12885 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA5179 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5179 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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