4 Masters Programs in Musicology

Musicology is a science that studies music on a high academic level. It has many definitions that have different scopes: from the narrow understanding of Musicology as a study of music history of Western Culture to the broad scope of Musicology being a deep and comprehensive study of music, where the research is conducted on many levels. With a Master in Musicology, students are able to specialize… Read more

Musicology is a science that studies music on a high academic level. It has many definitions that have different scopes: from the narrow understanding of Musicology as a study of music history of Western Culture to the broad scope of Musicology being a deep and comprehensive study of music, where the research is conducted on many levels. With a Master in Musicology, students are able to specialize in the area that is in their interests and talents. 

Some of the disciplines that help in the comprehensive study of music are cultural studies and semiotics, ethnology and cultural anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, and even mathematics can assist in cutting to the core of music. Studying various aspects in a Master in Musicology program may land the student in traditional fields of musical theory, analysis, and composition of music. But the other possible outcome of applying various methods to the study of music can be interdisciplinary studies, including linguistics, literature, theater, visual arts, religion, as well as psychology, creating a wide range of career options for graduates of Master in Musicology programs. 

As you can see, there are numerous ways to apply the knowledge that comes along with music, and the information about the Master in Musicology programs below will help you determine your specific preferences. Don't hesitate to click on the Master in Musicology program you like and contact the relevant person at the school by sending the "Request more information" form!

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University of Hull
Hull, United Kingdom

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electr ... Read more

The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology, recording, production, pedagogy, film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis. Read less
Master
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
01 Aug 2020
English
Campus
 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Sound and music computing is an interdisciplinary field encompassing the entire sound communication process, from the creation and generation of sounds to their transmission a ... Read more

Sound and music computing is an interdisciplinary field encompassing the entire sound communication process, from the creation and generation of sounds to their transmission and perception. Using a variety of scientific, technological and artistic methodologies and computational approaches, it examines how we understand, model and generate sound and music. It covers a wide range of basic academic subjects in fields such as music. Read less
Master
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (RTTEMA)
Riga, Latvia

Ability to analyze regularities in the interpretations of different styles of musical works; objectively assess music science and composer's creative heritage; conduct scienti ... Read more

Ability to analyze regularities in the interpretations of different styles of musical works; objectively assess music science and composer's creative heritage; conduct scientific research in music pedagogy, use qualitative and quantitative research methods; prepare a cultural project proposal for accessing funding; work with computer programs designed for music. Read less
Master
01 Oct 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Nakhchivan State University
Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan

Music Science includes the history, theoretical and other areas of music. The development of music science in Azerbaijan can be attributed to two major periods: XIII-XV and XI ... Read more

Music Science includes the history, theoretical and other areas of music. The development of music science in Azerbaijan can be attributed to two major periods: XIII-XV and XIX-XX centuries, XIII-XV and XIX-XX centuries have an important place in the development of music-theoretical subjects of Azerbaijan. Read less
Master
01 Sep 2020
Full-time
English
Campus