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The Master programme in Musicology (Music – Experience and Cognition) offers through the combination of music philosophy and music psychology a unique study programme in the German-speaking part. This supplements the study programmes of the University of Bremen generally focussing on modern sociopolitical questions. The programme is research based and of disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary nature at the same time. During the course of the programme specialization is chosen in either music philosophy or music psychology.

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Basic data

Title on graduation

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

More information at Application and enrolment

Enrolment for new students

for winter semester

without restriction

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

15.07.

Enrolment for advanced students

for winter and for summer semester

without restriction

Deadlines for applications/enrolment

15.01. resp. 15.07.

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

The Master programme in Musicology (Music – Experience and Cognition) offers through the combination of music philosophy and music psychology a unique study programme in the German-speaking part. This supplements the study programmes of the University of Bremen generally focussing on modern sociopolitical questions. The programme is research based and of disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary nature at the same time. During the course of the programme specialization is chosen in either music philosophy or music psychology.

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Subsequent non-teaching occupational fields

Career opportunities exist in cultural institutions such as the press, radio broadcasting, television and music management.

Teacher training (Lehramt)

No courses available for students training to be teachers at state-run schools

Possibilities for additional qualifications

Graduates qualify for admission to doctoral studies.

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

Detailed list of available courses in online course prospectus

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

Main objective of the study programme is the critical reflection of music in a broad sense. The curriculum includes the following three focus areas, which are studied from music philosophical and music psychological perspectives: ontology, anthropology, and sociology. Competencies will be mainly obtained within these areas.

Course schedule

Major fields

The programme consist of eight modules summing up to 120 CP and 40 semester periods per week.

Compulsory modules include:
1. Disciplinary Fundamentals
2. Disciplinary Emphasis I: Music
3. Disciplinary Emphasis II: Individual
4. Disciplinary Emphasis III: Society

Modules belonging to the elective area are:
1. Interdisciplinary perspectives (History of Philosophy; General Psychology)
2. Notation and Interpretation
3. Disciplinary Emphasis IV: Master Thesis

The acquisition of academic and cultural competence is central aim of the programme. Cultural competence is seen as the ability to adequately use the acquired musicological competence in social mediation processes applying to different vocational fields.

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

without restriction


for advanced students

without restriction


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 15.07. for winter semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 15.01. for summer semester
  • 15.07. for winter semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

SoSe and WiSe

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

sole subject

Degree/qualification

Master

Title on graduation

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

4 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 382,67 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations
Internship regulations

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Departmental counseling

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Tadday
Building: GW2, Office: A4393
E-Mail: tadday(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67760

Studies centre

Studienzentrum FB 9
Building: SFG, Office: SFG 3300
E-Mail: studienzentrumfb9(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67511

Juliane Schoppe
office hours: Mo 12-14:00 and Thu 10-12:00 (SFG 3300)

Practice office

Wiltrud Hoffmann
Building: SFG, Office: 3090
E-Mail: praxfb9(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67510

Status

17.09.2019
Description of subject

DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT

The Master programme in Musicology (Music – Experience and Cognition) offers through the combination of music philosophy and music psychology a unique study programme in the German-speaking part. This supplements the study programmes of the University of Bremen generally focussing on modern sociopolitical questions. The programme is research based and of disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary nature at the same time. During the course of the programme specialization is chosen in either music philosophy or music psychology.

Occupational fields and career opportunities

OCCUPATIONAL FIELDS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Subsequent non-teaching occupational fields

Career opportunities exist in cultural institutions such as the press, radio broadcasting, television and music management.

Teacher training (Lehramt)

No courses available for students training to be teachers at state-run schools

Possibilities for additional qualifications

Graduates qualify for admission to doctoral studies.

Objectives and contents of program

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS OF PROGRAM

Detailed list of available courses in online course prospectus

Stages of study / curricula / description of modules

Main objective of the study programme is the critical reflection of music in a broad sense. The curriculum includes the following three focus areas, which are studied from music philosophical and music psychological perspectives: ontology, anthropology, and sociology. Competencies will be mainly obtained within these areas.

Course schedule

Major fields

The programme consist of eight modules summing up to 120 CP and 40 semester periods per week.

Compulsory modules include:
1. Disciplinary Fundamentals
2. Disciplinary Emphasis I: Music
3. Disciplinary Emphasis II: Individual
4. Disciplinary Emphasis III: Society

Modules belonging to the elective area are:
1. Interdisciplinary perspectives (History of Philosophy; General Psychology)
2. Notation and Interpretation
3. Disciplinary Emphasis IV: Master Thesis

The acquisition of academic and cultural competence is central aim of the programme. Cultural competence is seen as the ability to adequately use the acquired musicological competence in social mediation processes applying to different vocational fields.

Application and enrolment

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

Admission requirements

For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The subject-specific entry requirements are set out in the current Aufnahme-/Zulassungsordnung (admission regulations).
It also includes the different deadlines for the provision of evidence.

Admission regulations

Admission

for new students

without restriction


for advanced students

without restriction


Deadline for application (beginner)

  • 15.07. for winter semester

Deadline for application (advanced)

  • 15.01. for summer semester
  • 15.07. for winter semester

Beginning of course for new students

WiSe

Beginning of course for advanced students

SoSe and WiSe
Formalities

FORMALITIES

Type of studies

postgraduate studies

Time involved

full time study

Studies as

sole subject

Degree/qualification

Master

Title on graduation

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Standard course length

4 Semester

ECTS-Credits

sole subject
120CP

Accreditation


by: AAQ
from: 16.09.2016

Federal law on support in education

4 Semester

Costs

Semester fee 382,67 €

Bremen has a study account model (Studienkontengesetz).

Language of delivery (mainly)

German

Regulations

Examination regulations
Admission regulations
Internship regulations
Research and teaching

RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Contact and counselling

CONTACT AND COUNSELLING

Departmental counseling

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Tadday
Building: GW2, Office: A4393
E-Mail: tadday(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67760

Studies centre

Studienzentrum FB 9
Building: SFG, Office: SFG 3300
E-Mail: studienzentrumfb9(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67511

Juliane Schoppe
office hours: Mo 12-14:00 and Thu 10-12:00 (SFG 3300)

Practice office

Wiltrud Hoffmann
Building: SFG, Office: 3090
E-Mail: praxfb9(at)uni-bremen.de
Fon: (0421)218-67510

Status

17.09.2019