Master in Music

University of Nicosia School of Education

Program Description

Master in Music

University of Nicosia School of Education

  • Duration (years): 1.5 years
  • Qualification Awarded: Music (MMus, 1.5 years or 3 semesters)
  • Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle
  • Language of Instruction: English/Greek
  • Mode of Study: Full-time and Part-time are both possible.
  • Minimum Credits: 30
  • Minimum ECTS Credits: 90

Profile of the Programme:

The MMus Programme is designed to enhance students? existing qualifications and their ability to excel in today's professional environment, where musicians must posses exceptional training as both teachers and performers. Accordingly, the MMus programme provides equal emphasis on the students? artistic and pedagogical training in their specific performance area, along with coursework that will enhance their ability to conduct independent research and pursue a career characterized by self-motivated lifelong learning in their field.

Career Prospects:

Performing Musicians, Music Teachers, Arts Professionals (management, foundation work, etc.), Music Scholars

Access to Further Studies:

Graduates from this degree will be eligible to continue for additional post-graduate study in any area of music, as well as music related study of education. This may include work towards an additional master's degree or on a PhD or DMus degree.

Graduation Requirements

The student must complete 90 ECTS and all programme requirements. A minimum cumulative grade point average (CPA) of 2.0 is required. Thus, although a ‘D-‘ is a PASS grade, in order to achieve a CPA of 2.0 an average grade of ‘C’ is required

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate high technical skills of artistic expression.
  2. Express knowledge of a wide variety of musical repertoire.
  3. Perform in a variety of ensemble situations and solo situations.
  4. Practice and rehearse effectively, alone and with groups.
  5. Demonstrate a high level of musical literacy.
  6. Demonstrate a high level of aural, creative, and re-creative skills.
  7. Communicate effectively orally an in writing.
  8. Demonstrate an advanced level of technical and expressive ability on their primary study.
  9. Demonstrate advanced familiarity with repertory relevant to their primary study.
  10. Demonstrate high understanding of current theoretical research on the nature of musical performance.
  11. Demonstrate high understanding of theoretical principles of music pedagogy, including current theories of learning.
  12. Manage the entrepreneurial aspects of their careers as performers and teachers.
  13. Conduct independent research in any area of music related scholarship, but especially in the areas of performance studies and pedagogy related to their primary study
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Greek

Last updated December 11, 2015
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Cyprus Nicosia
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Greece Athens
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