Traditional and World Music (Distance Learning) MA

University of Sheffield

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Course descriptionThe course allows students to specialise in an area of their choice, while providing the opportunity to study musical phenomena from a global perspective. Some students take advantage of Sheffield’s position as a major hub of both English and ‘Celtic’ musical activity to pursue in-depth studies on traditional musics of the British Isles. Others enjoy the opportunity to develop new understanding of musical sounds, practices and cultures from elsewhere in the world. In this ... READ MORE

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28th
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15th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
Distance/Online
2 years

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2:1 undergraduate degree. If your undergraduate degree is not in music, you’ll need to provide evidence of substantial engagement with music. We also recognise the value of experience, and may accept applications from people who have been in practice, or who bring other experience to their studies.

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Where you'll study

University of Sheffield

38 Taptonville Road Sheffield
S10 5BR United Kingdom Nearest train station: Sheffield  1.1 miles away

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