Master of Music (MMus)

Kenyatta University

Program Description

Master of Music (MMus)

Kenyatta University

The School of Visual and Visual and Performing Arts was established by University Senate in 2008.

The establishment of School of Visual and Performing Arts was as a result of the realization that there was a need to rationalize the teaching of the Visual and Performing Arts and bringing all of them under the same roof.

The School of Visual and Performing Arts currently houses three departments including Music and Dance, Theatre Arts and Film Technology and Fine Art and Design.

Master of Music (MMus)

Master of Music (MMus) degree will be offered in Musical Performance, African Music and Musicology by coursework, examination, and project.

Course Regulations

The Master of Music will cover a minimum of two years. In the first year of study, candidates will take eight core units including one compulsory School of Visual and Performing Arts unit, and two electives. In the second year, they will take four electives in the first semester and prepare a recital and dissertation in the second semester. The composition dissertation will investigate a compositional problem that the candidate will have identified, accompanied by a creative work in which the issues discussed in the dissertation are presented.

Examinations

  • All units shall be examined at the end of the semester in which they are taken.
  • The examination pass mark in each unit shall be 50% of the total mark. Each unit shall be assessed out of 100%.Continuous Assessment Tests shall contribute 40% and the University Examination 60% of the total marks.
  • Where a unit consists solely of practical work, it shall be examined wholly by continuous assessment, in which case the latter shall account for 100%. Performance-based units shall be examined by 40% coursework and 60% recital.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 18, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Start date
Jan. 2019
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2 years
Full time
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Kenya - Nairobi
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