University of Sheffield
Ethnomusicology is the study of music's relationships to the social and cultural contexts in which it occurs, seeking to understand what music is, and the role it plays in human interactions and experiences. We boast one of the UK's largest ethnomusicology sections, and our staff's specialisms are unusually diverse, including: the music of Korea; folk music, dance and song of England, and of the British Isles, and North Indian classical music.
MA: Applicants need a 2.1 in music or a combined degree with a substantial music component. Other qualifications may be acceptable depending on background, for instance a degree in drama, psychology or another subject, equivalent life experience or a performance diploma from a conservatoire or academy. English language requirements: IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Modules include: readings in ethnomusicology; ethnomusicological research techniques; performing world music; seminar in world music traditions; either 15,000-word dissertation or folio (e.g. fieldwork materials, editorial work or analyses); plus optional module on a relevant topic, or 20,000-word dissertation or extended folio.
Students will be assessed on coursework, a dissertation and a 7 day paper.
University and faculty funding is available each year. The closing date for applications is mid-January. The department has a small number of tuition studentships available. The closing date for these is the end of April. You can also apply for a small grant to support your postgraduate research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 Months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (England)||12 Months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||18,900 per Year 1 (International)||12 Months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 Months|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 Months|
|MA||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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