2018/2019

BA (Hons) (Arts-Music) - CK104

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

The BA (Hons) (Arts-Music) is a three-year honours degree programme. Applicants for this programme must pass the Music Entrance Test which will satisfy the Head of Department of Music and the College that they are capable of completing the programme successfully. Enquiries about the Music Entrance Test, and the Departmental Open Day and practice test, held annually by the Music Department, should be made to the Music Department in September twelve months before a student wishes to enter University.

To be eligible for the award of the BA (Hons) degree a student will be required to have achieved 180 credits by obtaining 60 credits in each of First, Second, and Third Arts-Music. A student may not register for more than 60 credits in one academic year.

BA (Hons) (Arts-Music) (International) Pathway (see here)
At the end of First Year students may choose to continue in the BA (Hons) (Arts-Music) (International) Pathway, which is a four-year programme which enables students to study abroad for a year in an approved University outside Ireland.

BMus (Hons) Pathway (see here)
At the end of First Year students may choose to continue in the BMus (Hons) Pathway which is a four year programme in Music.

In First Arts-Music students take Music as a 30-credit subject together with two other subjects from those listed below. To avoid timetable clashes no more than one subject may be chosen from any separate group below:

1. Asian Studies, Computer Science¹, History, Portuguese²
2. (a)# Applied Mathematics, Folklore, Gaeilge/Irish, Greek and Roman Civilisation
2. (b)# History of Art
3. Archaeology, Chinese Studies³, German4, Latin5, Mathematics6, Mathematical Studies, Politics
5. Béaloideas7, Economics, English, Greek8, Religions and Global Diversity
6. Geography, Italian9

#Groups 2(a) and 2 (b): Students can combine group 2(b) History of Art with any subject from Group 2 (a) in First Year.

Points to Note:

  1. Computer Science: This is available in First Arts-Music and thereafter only as a 10-credit subject within the Single Subject Degree Programme.
  2. Portuguese: Students wishing to take Beginners' Portuguese must have obtained a minimum Grade H4 in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) in another modern continental language, or Irish, Latin or Greek.
  3. Chinese Studies: This is available in First Arts-Music and thereafter only as a 10-credit subject in the Single Subject programme or as a 20-credit subject in the Major Subject Programme. Students wishing to continue with Chinese Studies as a 30-credit subject must choose the four year Arts-Music Chinese Studies Pathway at the end of first year. These students will spend the third year of the programme in a university in China before returning to complete their degree in fourth year.
  4. German: Students wishing to select German (Beginners) are recommended to have a minimum grade H3 in another modern continental language or Irish or Latin or Greek in the Leaving Certificate Examination (or equivalent). Students wishing to select German (Non Beginners) should have a minimum grade H4 in German in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent). Students will be accepted to the Beginners group only if they have no prior German, or if they have reached a level no higher than Junior Certificate German.
  5. Latin: This is available in First Arts-Music and thereafter only as a 10-credit subject in the Single Subject programme.
  6. Mathematics: Students who wish to take Mathematics must have at least a H3 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics or its equivalent
  7. Béaloideas: Students wishing to select Béaloideas should normally have a minimum grade H4 in Irish in the Leaving Certificate Examination (or equivalent). Lectures are through the medium of Irish. Students may not take both Béaloideas and Folklore.
  8. Greek: This is available in First Arts Music and thereafter only as a 10-credit subject in the Single Subject programme.
  9. Italian: Students wishing to take Non-Beginners' Italian are recommended to have a minimum of Grade H4 in Italian in the Leaving Certificate Examination (or equivalent). Students who have studied Italian at second level and obtained a grade below H4 can join the Beginners' Italian course.

Change of Subject (First Year only)

Changes to First Year subjects will be allowed, provided subject prerequisites are met, up to four weeks after the start of Semester 1, i.e. until Friday, 5 October 2018. The online facility for making changes to subjects will only be open for the first two weeks of Semester 1, i.e. until Friday, 21 September 2018. Subsequent changes up until Friday, 5 October 2018 must be processed manually through the Student Records and Examinations Office, West Wing, UCC. Changes for FETAC and Mature students and any other student not presenting with a Leaving Certificate must be processed manually through the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Office, G31, O'Rahilly Building. Change of Subject Forms are available here.

Programme Requirements

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

MU1020 (5 credits), MU1021 (5 credits), MU1022 (5 credits), MU1023 (5 credits), MU1024 (5 credits), MU1025 (5 credits)

plus two other First Arts subjects (15 credits each) from those listed here.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations

Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule

Students must pass the First University Examination in Arts-Music within three academic years from the date of first registration for First Year. Failure to comply with this rule means that the student will be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, only for very serious reasons.

BMus (Hons) Pathway (see here) (for students entering Second Year from 2016/17 onwards)
At the end of First Year students may choose to continue in the BMus (Hons) Pathway which is a four year programme. Students wishing to take the BMus Pathway in Second Year must have passed three subjects in First Year, including Music.

BA (Hons) (Arts-Music) (International) Pathway (see here)

At the end of First Year students may choose to continue in the Arts-Music (Hons) (International) Pathway and spend their third year at an approved Foreign University. Students wishing to take the Arts-Music International Pathway in Second Year must have passed three subjects in First Year, including Music.

No student may register for Second Arts-Music until he/she has passed the First University Examination in Arts-Music. The selection of any module is conditional on the Professor or Lecturer concerned and the College being satisfied that a student is capable of profiting by attendance thereat. Students may not select modules which involve a timetable clash.

Student who wish to take the four-year option with a year abroad must register for the BA (Arts-Music) (Hons) (International) Pathway at the beginning of Second Year.

Student who wish to take the four-year BMus option must register for the BMus (Hons) Pathway at the beginning of Second Year.

In Second Arts-Music, students take Music as a Single Subject (50 credits) or a Major Subject (40 credits) or a Joint Subject (30 credits). Students may also apply to transfer to the BMus to take 60 credits of Music.

Single Subject: Modules amounting to 60 credits will be studied by combining 50 credits of Music with 10 credits from one of the following subjects passed at the First Arts-Music University Examination: Archaeology, Asian Studies, Béaloideas, Chinese Studies, Computer Science, Economics, English, Folklore, Gaeilge/Irish, German, Greek, Greek and Roman Civilisation, History, Italian, Latin, Politics, Portuguese, Religions and Global Diversity, Studies in Psychology (for notes regarding specific subjects see Table 2 under 'General' in the CK101 regulations).

Major Subject: Modules amounting to 60 credits will be studied by combining 40 credits of Music with 20 credits from one of the following subjects passed at the First Arts-Music University Examination: Archaeology, Asian Studies, Béaloideas, Chinese Studies, Economics, English, Folkore, Gaeilge/Irish, Geography, German, Greek and Roman Civilisation, History, History of Art, Italian, Mathematics, Mathematical Studies, Politics, Portuguese, Religions and Global Diversity, Studies in Psychology (for notes regarding specific subjects see Table 2 under 'General' in the CK101 regulations).

Joint Subject: Modules amounting to 60 credits will be studied by combining 30 credits of Music with 30 credits from one of the following subjects passed at the First Arts-Music University Examination: Applied Mathematics1, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Béaloideas, Economics, English, Folklore, Gaeilge/Irish, Geography, German, Greek and Roman Civilisation, History, History of Art, Italian, Mathematical Studies, Mathematics, Politics, Religions and Global Diversity (for notes regarding specific subjects see Table 2 under 'General' in the CK101 regulations).

Notes:

1 Students who achieve at least 55% in each of Applied Mathematics and Mathematics in First Arts may apply for transfer to Science in the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science (full details available from the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science).

Change of Module

Students wishing to register a change of module must do so via the Student Portal no later than two weeks after the start of each Semester, i.e. by Friday, 21 September 2018 (Semester 1) or Friday, 25 January 2019 (Semester 2). Semester 1 modules cannot be changed in Semester 2. No changes in registration will be allowed after these deadlines.

Programme Requirements

50-credit Subject

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

Students take 50 credits as follows:

You must take MU2002 (10 credits), MU2003 (5 credits)

The following are 10-credit modules on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship, composition and education. Select TWO:
MU2005 (10 credits), MU2006 (10 credits), MU2007 (10 credits), MU2008 (10 credits), MU2009 (10 credits), MU2010 (10 credits), MU2011 (10 credits), MU2012 (10 credits), MU2013 (10 credits), MU2078 (10 credits), MU2080 (10 credits), MU2082 (10 credits)

The following are 5-credit modules on a number of specialist areas. Note that most of the modules about composition, music technology and music theory are to be found in this set. Select TWO, THREE, FOUR or FIVE:
MU2001 (5 credits), MU2020 (5 credits), MU2021 (5 credits), MU2023 (5 credits), MU2024 (5 credits), MU2025 (5 credits), MU2026 (5 credits), MU2027 (5 credits), MU2028 (5 credits), MU2029 (5 credits), MU2032 (5 credits), MU2033 (5 credits), MU2034 (5 credits), MU2035 (5 credits), MU2036 (5 credits), MU2038 (5 credits), MU2070 (5 credits), MU2071 (5 credits), MU2072 (5 credits), MU2074 (5 credits), MU2075 (5 credits), MU2077 (5 credits), MU2079 (5 credits), MU2084 (5 credits), MU2085 (5 credits), MU2086 (5 credits), MU2087 (5 credits), MU2088 (5 credits), MU2089 (5 credits), MU2090 (5 credits), MU2091 (5 credits).

The following are 5-credit modules in performance. Select ONE, TWO or THREE:
MU2040 (5 credits), MU2041 (5 credits), MU2042 (5 credits), MU2043 (5 credits), MU2044 (5 credits), MU2045 (5 credits), MU2046 (5 credits), MU2047 (5 credits), MU2048 (5 credits), MU2049 (5 credits), MU2050 (5 credits), MU2051 (5 credits), MU2052 (5 credits), MU2053 (5 credits), MU2054 (5 credits), MU2055 (5 credits), MU2056 (5 credits), MU2057 (5 credits), MU2058 (5 credits), MU2059 (5 credits), MU2060 (5 credits), MU2061 (5 credits), MU2062 (5 credits), MU2063 (5 credits), MU2064 (5 credits), MU2065 (5 credits), MU2066 (5 credits), MU2073 (5 credits), MU2076 (5 credits), MU2083 (5 credits).

plus 10 credits from another Arts subject continued from First Year, from those listed here.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

Note: Students choosing German as a 10-credit Subject take the module GE2101 (10 credits).


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

40-credit Subject

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

Students take 40 credits as follows:

You must take MU2002 (10 credits) and MU2003 (5 credits)

The following are 10 credit modules on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship, composition and education. Select ONE:
MU2005 (10 credits), MU2006 (10 credits), MU2007 (10 credits), MU2008 (10 credits), MU2009 (10 credits), MU2010 (10 credits), MU2011 (10 credits), MU2012 (10 credits), MU2013 (10 credits), MU2078 (10 credits), MU2080 (10 credits), MU2082 (10 credits)

The following are 5 credit modules on a number of specialist areas; they are optional. Note that most of the modules about composition, music technology and music theory are to be found in this set. Select ONE, TWO or NONE:
MU2001 (5 credits), MU2020 (5 credits), MU2021 (5 credits), MU2023 (5 credits), MU2024 (5 credits), MU2025 (5 credits), MU2026 (5 credits), MU2027 (5 credits), MU2028 (5 credits), MU2029 (5 credits), MU2032 (5 credits), MU2033 (5 credits) , MU2034 (5 credits), MU2035 (5 credits), MU2036 (5 credits), MU2038 (5 credits), MU2070 (5 credits), MU2071 (5 credits), MU2072 (5 credits), MU2074 (5 credits), MU2075 (5 credits), MU2077 (5 credits), MU2079 (5 credits), MU2084 (5 credits), MU2085 (5 credits), MU2086 (5 credits), MU2087 (5 credits), MU2088 (5 credits), MU2089 (5 credits), MU2090 (5 credits), MU2091 (5 credits).

The following are 5-credit modules in performance. Select ONE, TWO or THREE:
MU2040 (5 credits), MU2041 (5 credits), MU2042 (5 credits), MU2043 (5 credits), MU2044 (5 credits), MU2045 (5 credits), MU2046 (5 credits), MU2047 (5 credits), MU2048 (5 credits), MU2049 (5 credits), MU2050 (5 credits), MU2051 (5 credits), MU2052 (5 credits), MU2053 (5 credits), MU2054 (5 credits), MU2055 (5 credits), MU2056 (5 credits), MU2057 (5 credits), MU2058 (5 credits), MU2059 (5 credits), MU2060 (5 credits), MU2061 (5 credits), MU2062 (5 credits), MU2063 (5 credits), MU2064 (5 credits), MU2065 (5 credits), MU2066 (5 credits), MU2073 (5 credits), MU2076 (5 credits), MU2083 (5 credits).

plus 20 credits from another Arts subject continued from First Year, from those listed here.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

30-credit Subject

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

Students take 30 credits as follows:

You must take MU2002 (10 credits), MU2003 (5 credits)

The following are 10 credit modules on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship, composition and education; they are optional. Select ONE or NONE of these:
MU2005 (10 credits), MU2006 (10 credits), MU2007 (10 credits), MU2008 (10 credits), MU2009 (10 credits), MU2010 (10 credits), MU2011 (10 credits), MU2012 (10 credits), MU2013 (10 credits), MU2078 (10 credits), MU2080 (10 credits), MU2082 (10 credits)

The following are 5 credit modules on a number of specialist areas. Note that most of the modules about composition, music technology and music theory are to be found in this set. Select ONE, TWO or NONE:
MU2001 (5 credits), MU2020 (5 credits), MU2021 (5 credits), MU2023 (5 credits), MU2024 (5 credits), MU2025 (5 credits), MU2026 (5 credits), MU2027 (5 credits), MU2028 (5 credits), MU2029 (5 credits), MU2032 (5 credits), MU2033 (5 credits), MU2034 (5 credits), MU2035 (5 credits), MU2036 (5 credits), MU2038 (5 credits), MU2070 (5 credits), MU2071 (5 credits), MU2072 (5 credits), MU2074 (5 credits), MU2075 (5 credits), MU2077 (5 credits), MU2079 (5 credits), MU2084 (5 credits), MU2085 (5 credits), MU2086 (5 credits), MU2087 (5 credits), MU2088 (5 credits), MU2089 (5 credits), MU2090 (5 credits), MU2091 (5 credits).

The following are 5-credit modules in performance. Select ONE, TWO or NONE:
MU2040 (5 credits), MU2041 (5 credits), MU2042 (5 credits), MU2043 (5 credits), MU2044 (5 credits), MU2045 (5 credits), MU2046 (5 credits), MU2047 (5 credits), MU2048 (5 credits), MU2049 (5 credits), MU2050 (5 credits), MU2051 (5 credits), MU2052 (5 credits), MU2053 (5 credits), MU2054 (5 credits), MU2055 (5 credits), MU2056 (5 credits), MU2057 (5 credits), MU2058 (5 credits), MU2059 (5 credits), MU2060 (5 credits), MU2061 (5 credits), MU2062 (5 credits), MU2063 (5 credits), MU2064 (5 credits), MU2065 (5 credits), MU2066 (5 credits), MU2073 (5 credits), MU2076 (5 credits), MU2083 (5 credits).

plus 30 credits from another Arts subject continued from First Year, from those listed here.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.
Examinations

Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule

Students must pass the Second and Third University Examination in Arts-Music within three academic years from the date of first registration for Second and Third Arts-Music, as appropriate. Failure to comply with this rule means that the student will be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, only for very serious reasons.

No student may register for Third Arts-Music (or Fourth Arts-Music in the case of students choosing the Chinese Studies Pathway and European Pathway) until he/she has passed the Second University Examination in Arts-Music (or the Third University Examination in Arts-Music). The selection of any module is conditional on the Professor or Lecturer concerned and the College being satisfied that a student is capable of profiting by attendance thereat. Students may not select modules which involve a timetable clash.

In Third Arts-Music, students take Music as a Single Subject (50 credits) or a Major Subject (40 credits) or a Joint Subject (30 credits). Music is also available through the BMus Pathway (60 credits).

Note:

BA (Hons) graduates in Music who have obtained Honours in either their Single Subject Degree in Music or their Major Subject Degree in Music, and who have completed at least 110 credits of Music, are eligible to transfer to Fourth Music and complete the BMus (Hons) Degree in one further year.

Change of Module

Students wishing to register a change of module must do so via the Student Portal no later than two weeks after the start of each Semester, i.e. by Friday, 21 September 2018 (Semester 1) or Friday, 25 January 2019 (Semester 2). Semester 1 modules cannot be changed in Semester 2. No changes in registration will be allowed after these deadlines.

Programme Requirements

50-credit Subject

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

Students take 50 credits as follows:

The following are 10-credit modules on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship, composition and education. Select TWO:
MU2005 (10 credits), MU2006 (10 credits), MU2007 (10 credits), MU2008 (10 credits), MU2009 (10 credits), MU2010 (10 credits), MU2011 (10 credits), MU2012 (10 credits), MU2013 (10 credits), MU2078 (10 credits), MU2080 (10 credits), MU2082 (10 credits)

The following are 10-credit Seminars on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship and composition. Select ONE:
MU3001 (10 credits), MU3002 (10 credits), MU3003 (10 credits), MU3004 (10 credits), MU3005 (10 credits), MU3006 (10 credits), MU3007 (10 credits), MU3008 (10 credits), MU3010 (10 credits), MU3011 (10 credits), MU3012 (10 credits), MU3013 (10 credits), MU3014 (10 credits), MU3017 (10 credits), MU3019 (10 credits).

The following are 5 credit modules on a number of specialist areas. Note that most of the modules about composition, music technology and music theory are to be found in this set. Select TWO, THREE or FOUR:
MU2001 (5 credits), MU2020 (5 credits), MU2021 (5 credits), MU2023 (5 credits), MU2024 (5 credits), MU2025 (5 credits), MU2026 (5 credits), MU2027 (5 credits), MU2028 (5 credits), MU2029 (5 credits), MU2032 (5 credits), MU2033 (5 credits), MU2034 (5 credits), MU2035 (5 credits), MU2036 (5 credits), MU2038 (5 credits), MU2070 (5 credits), MU2071 (5 credits), MU2072 (5 credits), MU2073 (5 credits), MU2074 (5 credits), MU2075 (5 credits), MU2077 (5 credits), MU2079 (5 credits), MU2084 (5 credits), MU2085 (5 credits), MU2086 (5 credits), MU2087 (5 credits), MU2088 (5 credits), MU2089 (5 credits), MU2090 (5 credits), MU2091 (5 credits),  MU3016 (5 credits), MU3018 (5 credits), MU3020 (5 credits), MU3021 (5 credits)

The following are 5 credit modules in performance: they are optional. You may select ONE, TWO or NONE:
MU2040 (5 credits), MU2041 (5 credits), MU2042 (5 credits), MU2043 (5 credits), MU2044 (5 credits), MU2045 (5 credits), MU2046 (5 credits), MU2047 (5 credits), MU2048 (5 credits), MU2049 (5 credits), MU2050 (5 credits), MU2051 (5 credits), MU2052 (5 credits), MU2053 (5 credits), MU2054 (5 credits), MU2055 (5 credits), MU2056 (5 credits), MU2057 (5 credits), MU2058 (5 credits), MU2059 (5 credits), MU2060 (5 credits), MU2061 (5 credits), MU2062 (5 credits), MU2063 (5 credits), MU2064 (5 credits), MU2065 (5 credits), MU2066 (5 credits), MU2076 (5 credits), MU3015 (5 credits), MU3041 (5 credits), MU3042 (5 credits), MU3043 (5 credits), MU3044 (5 credits), MU3046 (5 credits), MU3048 (5 credits), MU3049 (5 credits), MU3050 (5 credits), MU3051 (5 credits), MU3052 (5 credits), MU3053 (5 credits), MU3054 (5 credits), MU3055 (5 credits), MU3056 (5 credits), MU3057 (5 credits), MU3058 (5 credits), MU3059 (5 credits), MU3060 (5 credits), MU3061 (5 credits), MU3062 (5 credits), MU3063 (5 credits), MU3064 (5 credits), MU3065 (5 credits)

plus 10 credits from another Arts subject continued from Second Year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

Note: Students choosing German as a 10-credit Subject take the module GE3101 (10 credits).


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

40-credit Subject

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

Students take 40 credits as follows:

The following are 10 credit modules on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship, composition and education. Select ONE:
MU2005 (10 credits), MU2006 (10 credits), MU2007 (10 credits), MU2008 (10 credits), MU2009 (10 credits), MU2010 (10 credits), MU2011 (10 credits), MU2012 (10 credits), MU2013 (10 credits), MU2078 (10 credits), MU2080 (10 credits), MU2082 (10 credits)

The following are 10 credit Seminars on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship and composition. Select ONE:
MU3001 (10 credits), MU3002 (10 credits), MU3003 (10 credits), MU3004 (10 credits), MU3005 (10 credits), MU3006 (10 credits), MU3007 (10 credits), MU3008 (10 credits), MU3010 (10 credits), MU3011 (10 credits), MU3012 (10 credits), MU3013 (10 credits), MU3014 (10 credits), MU3017 (10 credits), MU3019 (10 credits)

The following are 5 credit modules on a number of specialist areas. Note that most of the modules about composition, music technology and music theory are to be found in this set. Select TWO, THREE or FOUR:
MU2001 (5 credits), MU2020 (5 credits), MU2021 (5 credits), MU2023 (5 credits), MU2024 (5 credits), MU2025 (5 credits), MU2026 (5 credits), MU2027 (5 credits), MU2028 (5 credits), MU2029 (5 credits), MU2032 (5 credits), MU2033 (5 credits), MU2034 (5 credits), MU2035 (5 credits), MU2036 (5 credits), MU2038 (5 credits), MU2070 (5 credits), MU2071 (5 credits), MU2072 (5 credits), MU2073 (5 credits), MU2074 (5 credits), MU2075 (5 credits), MU2077 (5 credits), MU2079 (5 credits), MU2084 (5 credits), MU2085 (5 credits), MU2086 (5 credits), MU2087 (5 credits), MU2088 (5 credits), MU2089 (5 credits), MU2090 (5 credits), MU2091 (5 credits), MU3016 (5 credits), MU3018 (5 credits), MU3020 (5 credits), MU3021 (5 credits)

The following are 5 credit modules in performance: they are optional. You may select ONE, TWO or NONE:
MU2040 (5 credits), MU2041 (5 credits), MU2042 (5 credits), MU2043 (5 credits), MU2044 (5 credits), MU2045 (5 credits), MU2046 (5 credits), MU2047 (5 credits), MU2048 (5 credits), MU2049 (5 credits), MU2050 (5 credits), MU2051 (5 credits), MU2052 (5 credits), MU2053 (5 credits), MU2054 (5 credits), MU2055 (5 credits), MU2056 (5 credits), MU2057 (5 credits), MU2058 (5 credits), MU2059 (5 credits), MU2060 (5 credits), MU2061 (5 credits), MU2062 (5 credits), MU2063 (5 credits), MU2064 (5 credits), MU2065 (5 credits), MU2066 (5 credits), MU2076 (5 credits), MU3015 (5 credits), MU3041 (5 credits), MU3042 (5 credits), MU3043 (5 credits), MU3044 (5 credits), MU3046 (5 credits), MU3048 (5 credits), MU3049 (5 credits), MU3050 (5 credits), MU3051 (5 credits), MU3052 (5 credits), MU3053 (5 credits), MU3054 (5 credits), MU3055 (5 credits), MU3056 (5 credits), MU3057 (5 credits), MU3058 (5 credits), MU3059 (5 credits), MU3060 (5 credits), MU3061 (5 credits), MU3062 (5 credits), MU3063 (5 credits), MU3064 (5 credits), MU3065 (5 credits)

plus 20 credits from another Arts subject continued from Second Year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

30-credit Subject

Students take 60 credits as follows:

MUSIC

Students take 30 credits as follows:

The following are 10 credit modules on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship, composition and education. Select ONE:
MU2005 (10 credits), MU2006 (10 credits), MU2007 (10 credits), MU2008 (10 credits), MU2009 (10 credits), MU2010 (10 credits), MU2011 (10 credits), MU2012 (10 credits), MU2013 (10 credits), MU2078 (10 credits), MU2080 (10 credits), MU2082 (10 credits)

The following are 10 credit Seminars on a broad variety of topics, including several areas of scholarship and composition. Select ONE:
MU3001 (10 credits), MU3002 (10 credits), MU3003 (10 credits), MU3004 (10 credits), MU3005 (10 credits), MU3006 (10 credits), MU3007 (10 credits), MU3008 (10 credits), MU3010 (10 credits), MU3011 (10 credits), MU3012 (10 credits), MU3013 (10 credits), MU3014 (10 credits), MU3017 (10 credits), MU3019 (10 credits)

The following are 5 credit modules on a number of specialist areas. Note that most of the modules about performance, composition, music technology and music theory are to be found in this set. Select TWO:
MU2001 (5 credits), MU2020 (5 credits), MU2021 (5 credits), MU2023 (5 credits), MU2024 (5 credits), MU2025 (5 credits), MU2026 (5 credits), MU2027 (5 credits), MU2028 (5 credits), MU2029 (5 credits), MU2032 (5 credits), MU2033 (5 credits), MU2034 (5 credits), MU2035 (5 credits), MU2036 (5 credits), MU2038 (5 credits), MU2040 (5 credits), MU2041 (5 credits), MU2042 (5 credits), MU2043 (5 credits), MU2044 (5 credits), MU2045 (5 credits), MU2046 (5 credits), MU2047 (5 credits), MU2048 (5 credits), MU2049 (5 credits), MU2050 (5 credits), MU2051 (5 credits), MU2052 (5 credits), MU2053 (5 credits), MU2054 (5 credits), MU2055 (5 credits), MU2056 (5 credits), MU2057 (5 credits), MU2058 (5 credits), MU2059 (5 credits), MU2060 (5 credits), MU2061 (5 credits), MU2062 (5 credits), MU2063 (5 credits), MU2064 (5 credits), MU2065 (5 credits), MU2066 (5 credits), MU2070 (5 credits), MU2071 (5 credits), MU2072 (5 credits), MU2073 (5 credits), MU2074 (5 credits), MU2075 (5 credits), MU2076 (5 credits), MU2077 (5 credits), MU2079 (5 credits), MU2084 (5 credits), MU2085 (5 credits), MU2086 (5 credits), MU2087 (5 credits), MU2088 (5 credits), MU2089 (5 credits), MU2090 (5 credits), MU2091 (5 credits), MU3015 (5 credits), MU3016 (5 credits), MU3018 (5 credits), MU3020 (5 credits), MU3021 (5 credits), MU3041 (5 credits), MU3042 (5 credits), MU3043 (5 credits), MU3044 (5 credits), MU3046 (5 credits), MU3048 (5 credits), MU3049 (5 credits), MU3050 (5 credits), MU3051 (5 credits), MU3052 (5 credits), MU3053 (5 credits), MU3054 (5 credits), MU3055 (5 credits), MU3056 (5 credits), MU3057 (5 credits), MU3058 (5 credits), MU3059 (5 credits), MU3060 (5 credits), MU3061 (5 credits), MU3062 (5 credits), MU3063 (5 credits), MU3064 (5 credits), MU3065 (5 credits)

plus 30 credits from one other Arts subject continued from Second Year.

Programme Requirements for Arts subjects begin here.

BMus Pathway (See here)
At the end of Third Year students who have taken 40 credits of music may choose to continue in the BMus Pathway which is a four year programme and transfer their registration to the BMus at the end of Third Year. Students wishing to take the BMus Pathway in Fourth Year must have passed Third Year, and taken 40 credits of Music.

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations

Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book, and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2018/2019.

Three Year Rule

Students must pass the Second and Third University Examination in Arts-Music within three academic years from the date of first registration for Second and Third Arts-Music, as appropriate. Failure to comply with this rule means that the student will be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, only for very serious reasons.




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