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Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: MUS
CAO/PAC code: MH103
Points: n/a
Closing date: 01 July 2021
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Studying Music at Maynooth offers unparalleled choice and expertise. Our programmes are designed to ensure a broad and firm grounding in practical, compositional and academic work, with expanded opportunities to specialise in areas that really interest you the most in your final year.

  • Exciting and varied programme of practical, compositional and academic work.
  • In your third year, you have the option to specialise in performance, composition or musicology. Some of the modules available include ‘Jazz Styles in the USA’, ‘Music and Entrepreneurship’, ‘Opera in Context’ and ‘Music and Identity’. Students also join ensembles such as the Chamber Choir, Maynooth University Orchestra and the Traditional Music Ensemble.
  • Develop
    • performance skills through individual tuition and take an active part in one of the Department’s vocal or instrumental ensembles.
    • creative potential through studies of electroacoustic composition, Irish traditional music, ethnomusicology, jazz and popular music, music therapy, the classical repertoire.
    • critical and analytical skills through modules in analysis, musicology, and music history.

Entrance Scholarship for MH103 Music Applicant:
We are pleased to continue to offer our Entrance Scholarship for one entrant to MH103 Music for September 2021.  The top scoring applicant, based on the MH103 written test, interview and audition, will be offered the scholarship of €1,000. The successful applicant will be informed when they receive their offer for MH103 through the CAO. 

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