SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Ethnomusicology

This programme offers training in ethnomusicology as well as in-depth understanding of selected musical traditions of Africa and Asia.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent), usually in music.

Course modules

Modules may include: Atlantic Africa, (p)layers of mediation in African popular music (PG); aspects of music and religion in South East Asia; Central Asian music; ethnicity, religion and gender in Middle Eastern musical cultures; Indian classical music; Indian vocal music (styles and histories); Klezmer music (roots and revival); music and healing; music in selected regions of Africa (contexts and structures); music in South Asian culture (Master's); music, nation and conflict in Jerusalem; music of the Near and Middle East and North Africa; music, place and politics in Cuba; musical traditions of East Asia (Master's); pop and politics in East Asia (Master's); popular and fusion music in South East Asia (PG); raga (concept and practice); sacred sound in South Asia.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MMus Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MMus Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MMus Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MMus Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MMus Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,215 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,608 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
MMus Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,738 per Year 1 (International) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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