Musicology – University of Copenhagen

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Musicology

BA programme

Main Fields of Study

Musicology (music history, ethnology, popular music studies, analysis, music theory), choir conducting and band instruction, arranging, piano, singing.

Language of instruction

Danish.

Access requirements

In addition to the general access requirements applicants are required to pass an audition that consists of a written test of the applicant’s aural proficiency and a practical test of the applicant’s piano and singing skills and “prima vista” playing.

Programme requirements

The Bachelor of Arts in Musicology consists of exams in music history, analysis, music theory, choir conducting, band instruction, piano and singing. The aim of the study programme is to give the student broad, research-based knowledge of the development of Western music and of its analytical and interpretative methods. Another aim is to provide students with the ability to perform music and teach music classes at a basic level.

Professional status

A Bachelor of Arts in Musicology qualifies candidates for teaching in schools, colleges, and universities and for jobs in cultural administration. It also qualifies for further studies at MA level.

MA programme

Main Fields of Study

Musicology (music history, ethnology, popular music studies, analysis, music theory), choir conducting and band instruction, arranging, piano, singing.

Language of instruction

Danish.

Access requirements

A completed Bachelor of Arts in Musicology.

Programme requirements

The Master of Arts in Musicology consists of exams in music history, analysis, music theory, choir conducting, band instruction, piano and singing. The aim of the study programme is to give the student advanced, research-based knowledge of the development of Western music and of its analytical and interpretative methods. Another aim is to provide students with the ability to perform and teach music at an advanced level.

Professional status

A Master of Arts in Musicology qualifies candidates for teaching in schools, colleges, and universities and for jobs in cultural administration. It also qualifies for further studies at post graduate level.