Students on the M.A. programme in Musicology at Saarland University examine and explore a wide range of topics ranging from the chansons of the 15th century to French contemporary chansons, from the music of 16th century Spain to computer-assisted analysis. In the final phase of the M.A. programme, students choose to specialize in a particular area. Students benefit from an excellent working environment and they receive focused and individually tailored academic supervision from an internationally respected team of teaching and research professionals.

Members of academic staff also offer support and guidance to students entering employment after graduation. The programme includes a mandatory work placement or internship stage that helps students gain insight into potential career areas. Thus, despite its emphasis on research, the Master's programme in Musicology at Saarland University has a strong element of practical relevance. Graduates from the programme take up employment in research and teaching, in librarianship and archive management, in theatres and opera houses, festival and concert management, in radio, television and media in general, at musical publishers, record companies and in adult education.

Course of study Musicology
Type of programme Consecutive Master's degree programme
Accreditation Quality assurance system accredited by the Accreditation Council
Can be studied as Main or subsidiary subject in a dual-subject programme
Possible combinations Subject combinations (in German)
Language of instruction German
Standard period of study 4 semesters
Degree qualification Master of Arts (M.A.)
Start of programme Winter semester or summer semester
Admission restriction No
Application deadline 28.02.2018 for summer semester 2018
For applicants without proof of German language proficiency: 15.01.2018
Where to apply Online application portal (in German)
Study counselling Central Student Advisory Service
Course advisers Contact the course adviser
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