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Subject BACHELOR OF ARTS - MUSIC

Qualification: BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE
Award Type and NFQ Level:
Course code: ARTS
CAO/PAC code: MH101
Points: 320
QQI: Yes click here for details
Closing date: 01 July 2019
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Studying Music at Maynooth, Ireland’s largest university music department, offers unparalleled choice and expertise, from performance to computer programming, from ancient traditions to contemporary experience, from high art to heavy metal.
> 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.
> Performance, composition, music history (musicology including pop/rock) and the music of other cultures (ethnomusicology) are just a selection of different aspects of music you will study in the Music programme.
> Exciting and varied programme of practical, compositional and academic work.
> Students participate in ensembles such as the Chamber Choir, Maynooth University Orchestra and Traditional Music Ensemble.
> 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'.
> For those considering teaching Music at second level, the Teaching Council requirements are met by studying Music in the MH101 degree.
In order to teach Music at second level, the Teaching Council require that the qualifying degree carries 80 ECTS credits. Music in the BA Degree meets all of the Teaching Council requirements as students take the additional credits in year 2.
> All applicants are required to present H5 in Leaving Certificate Music to study Music.
  • 15 credits in year 1
  • 35 in year 2
  • 30 credits in year 3
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