MA in Historical Musicology Program By Boston University |Top Universities

MA in Historical Musicology

MA in Historical Musicology

Boston University

Charles River Campus, Boston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    110
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
The Master of Arts in Music is for students who are working toward entrance to a PhD program, performing students with academic interests, and students preparing for positions in the music industry. To enter, students normally possess an undergraduate degree in music or its equivalent. The MA in Music is offered by the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GRS) in close collaboration with the College of Fine Arts (CFA) School of Music. All students pursuing an MA in Music are required to demonstrate graduate-level reading proficiency in a foreign language prior to completion of the degree. Language proficiency can be demonstrated through either a language examination or successful completion of a non-credit graduate-level foreign language reading course offered by Boston University. MA candidates in the historical musicology specialization must pass a Comprehensive Exam. This exam should be taken no later than the beginning of the fourth semester of course work. The one-half hour oral exam will consist of short answers to questions about some fundamental areas of scholarship, the work of some of the main scholars in the field, and landmark repertories and genres. MA candidates in the ethnomusicology specialization must pass a Comprehensive Exam. This exam should be taken no later than the beginning of the fourth semester of course work. The one-half hour oral exam will consist of questions about the theory, history, and practice of ethnomusicology. Candidates must display a general knowledge of the field and its history.This courses mainly focuses on Historical Musicology

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