12 months
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16400 EUR/year
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About

This innovative one-year taught MA in Ethnomusicology at University College Cork offers a fresh and dynamic approach to the study of music at postgraduate level in Ireland.

Overview

The MA in Ethnomusicology at University College Cork combines scholarship and performance in the study of a diverse range of music traditions from around the world. 

The Department of Music is internationally renowned as a centre of excellence for the study of Irish traditional music and world music. Postgraduate students join a thriving research culture in our Department. Our music scholars and practitioners represent a model of innovative research in the twenty-first century. 

Careers

Graduates of the MA in Ethnomusicology go on to pursue a wide range of careers in the creative arts, culture industries and media. Many have applied successfully for PhDs in Ireland or overseas. Our graduates include professional musicians, academics, teachers, arts managers and staff in NGOs.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance Studies 
  • Research Skills
  • Multidisciplinary Debates in Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Ethnography of Music
  • History and Theory of Ethnomusicology
  • Music Cognition and Perception in Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will have a 2H2 honours BA degree, or equivalent, in music or a related subject (e.g. anthropology, folklore, cultural studies). Applicants with an appropriate professional equivalent (e.g. professional musician of high standing, music media professionals) will also be considered. 
  • All applicants will be required to attend an interview with members of the programme team and may be required to pass a qualifying test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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