Music (Musicology) - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Levels 6 and 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MMus Musicology

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip Musicology
PGCert Musicology

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time PRB62006 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Part-time PRB62011 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

JACs code

W350, W350

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Music and Media

Programme Leader

MERMIKIDES MJ Dr (Music & Med)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

The MMus (Musicology) programme aims to provide students with a high quality education in the wide range of theoretical perspectives on and methodological approaches to present day musical study. It aims to provide students with the necessary skills, techniques and methodologies to work at an advanced level with a critical awareness of the discipline.

The MMus (Musicology) programme aims to reflect current developments within the theory and practice of musicology and, in so doing, to educate students so that they may work confidently and constructively within the musicological culture of the present.

The MMus (Musicology) programme aims to offer the necessary preparation for students wishing to undertake doctoral level study in practice-based areas.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Key questions in contemporary musicology K
Disciplinary overlaps in musicology K
The broad range of approaches to present day musicology. K
Frame research questions. C
Critically assess, respond to and operate in current areas of musicology C
Understand what constitutes musicological evidence C
Undertake an advanced research project to an appropriate depth. C
Writing and delivering conference papers. P
Summarising musicological arguments and debates. P
Choosing appropriate methodologies. P
Accessing appropriate resources. P
Communicating understanding clearly in writing. P
Structuring a large scale piece of written work. P
Communicate and present ideas effectively T
Reasons critically T
Organise and plan own work T
Adopt a proactive approach to problem-solving T
Make decisions in complex situations T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7*. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
' Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)
*some programmes may contain up to 30 credits at FHEQ level 6.

Part-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied part-time over two academic years, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7*. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)
*some programmes may contain up to 30 credits at FHEQ level 6.

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.