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Music

Maynooth University

48 months
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14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

This Music programme from Maynooth University offers a doctoral-level programme in Music for students who wish to engage in high-quality research in selected areas of the discipline. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

In addition, the PhD/MLitt in Music includes a number of generic and specific skills modules that will complement its research-oriented elements as part of a structured research programme at Maynooth University .

The subject of research for the thesis must be approved by the Head of Department and must be based on original research conducted under the direction of a designated member of the Department.

Career

On completion of the Music programme from Maynooth University, the student will be equipped with both specialist and transferrable knowledge, with the capacity for carrying out research of international standards and pursuing a successful career in his/her chosen area. Areas of employment may include: 3rd- and 4th-level lecturing; media, music technology and software industry; research; consultancy; managerial positions in arts organisations, governmental agencies and other areas; archival, library and museum work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acoustics
  • Software Sound Synthesis
  • Music Systems Programming 
  • Professional Certificate in Postgraduate Teaching & Learning: Tutors & Demonstrators
  • Professional Skills - Thesis Completion and Career Development
  • Academic Writing Module
  • Musical Signal Processing
  • Music Systems Programming 
  • Conference Organisation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Normally a 2.1 or equivalent first degree in Music or in a related discipline; a 2.1 or equivalent Master’s degree in Music or in a related discipline. Further to application via PAC, an interview will be conducted, where students are expected to present a research plan to the department. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact members of staff in their projected area of research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 48 months.

Part time EU: 4330 EUR

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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