Course Description

MA in Traditional Music Studies

This taught, 2-semester online Masters Programme programme is rooted in Irish traditional music while also exploring outwards into the neighbouring traditions which have impacted on Irish music. The programme combines academic research, performance practice and the latest technological methods and explores the musical, social and historical dimensions of the folk music traditions of many areas of Europe including Ireland, Scotland, Brittany and Scandinavia.

CollegeDundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)
Course LocationLouth
Course CategoryMusic, Arts & Humanities
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course Duration18 Months
Entry RequirementsSecond class honours degree in any music genre or a related discipline. Entry is open to applicants from any music genre or relevant music background, and is subject to acceptance at interview. Shortlisting of applicants for interview, based on submitted application form, may take place. All eligible applicants will be interviewed before being considered for admission to the programme.
Carear PathGraduates would have eligibility potential for a wide span of Traditional music and Arts related employment niches which require specialist field knowledge and aesthetic judgment and sensitivity to community and cultural values.
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