Doctors/Masters Level

Master of Music (Musicology & Ethnomusicology)

1.5 years full-time (part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International students
Course CRICOS code: 006671A
The Master of Music (Musicology/Ethnomusicology) is a research degree in which students undertake research in Musicology or Ethnomusicology. Musicology and Ethnomusicology candidates undertake a research project and prepare a thesis which may be presented as: A study of approximately 30,000 - 40,000 words embodying the results of significant research Or A transcription and edition of a substantial body of music together with a critical study of between 10,000-20,000 words on the music edited. Or A minor thesis of 20,000 to 25,000 words and 3 elective subjects. Candidates also participate in the weekly Postgraduate Seminar.

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RTP only. Australian fee-paying places not available.

This course is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are exempt from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master’s degree. More details on RTP and other fees you may need to pay.

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