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Programme: BMusHons General Musicology

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01242021 Faculty of Humanities Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120

Admission requirements

A national first degree (3-year) in music – BA (Music) or BMus – with a minimum average of 70% and departmental approval.
 
 

Additional requirements

Completion of an admissions test.

Minimum credits: 120

Fundamental modules

Core modules

  • Module content:

    The module focuses on developing didactic skills in music education, including knowledge and understanding of educational theories and philosophies underpinning the teaching profession. Practical presentation skills will also be cultivated and enhanced, emphasising the facilitation of group music making activities.

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  • Module content:

    The module entails an introduction to the discipline with reference to its historical development and its application in musical studies today. Following this, the module focuses on African music in general, including African rhythm theory, examples of musical traditions in Southern and Central Africa, and possible applications in a music education situation.

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  • Module content:

    This module covers the following topics: The most important developments in the history of Christian church music; the history of church music in South Africa, and important and local tendencies in present-day church music practice. Open to all denominations.

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  • Module content:

    The module covers the theoretical aspects as well as the practical skills required for choral directing.

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  • Module content:

    The topic for each year will be determined by the lecturer, in collaboration with the students in the class. The module, presented in seminar form, also provides the opportunity to develop skills in doing research, compiling a paper, reading a paper, accepting criticism, giving criticism, acting as the chairperson of a meeting, etc.

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Elective modules


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