Programme: BMusHons

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Code Faculty
01242013 Faculty of Humanities
Credits Duration
Duration of study: 1 year Total credits: 120

Admission requirements

Closed – departmental selection
Three-year degree in music or similar qualification with 65% average score
Audition for music proficiency
Written entrance examination to determine music theory level and academic writing skills

Additional requirements

Completion of an admissions test.

Minimum credits: 120

Elective modules

Select two elective modules.

Core modules

  • Module content:

    A supervisor will be allocated under whose guidance the student will conduct a research project focused on a music topic. This will culminate in a research report of 7 500 to 9 000 words.

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  • Module content:

    Academic writing, research skills and basic research methodology for language students, including planning of a time management schedule, analysing and interpreting a research topic, using primary and secondary sources, organising information and results into a well-structured document. Technical and ethical aspects of research are also addressed.

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Elective modules

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