Musicology is the umbrella term for various scholarly and scientific approaches to the study of music, among them ethnomusicology. A BA program in musicology is offered in Graz by the KUG in collaboration with the KFUG.
Length of program: six semesters, 180 ECTS credits Semester 1–3: introductory courses to all musicological disciplines Semester 4-6: majoring in two of five research areas (“Ethnomusicology”, “Jazz Research and Popular Music Studies”, “Music in History”, “Music Aesthetics”, “Music Psychology and Acoustics”) Two introductory performance courses in Semesters 3 and 4 Students finish the program with writing a BA thesis in Semester 6
Students with a BA in musicology or a comparable degree can enter the MA program in musicology, which is also offered by the KUG in collaboration with the University of Graz.
Length of program: four semesters, 120 ECTS credits Majoring in one of six research areas (“Ethnomusicology”, “Jazz Research and Popular Music Studi”, “Music in History”, “Music Aesthetics”, “Music Psychology and Acoustics”) Students finish the program with writing an MA thesis in Semester 4 and passing a final examination
Students with an MA in ethnomusicology or a comparable degree may apply for admission to the KUG’s scholarly doctoral studies program as a candidate in ethnomusicology.
Length of program: six semesters The program is predominantly research oriented with only a few taught courses. Dissertation on an ethnomusicological topic based on original research, in German or English language Continuous quality assurance measures by internal and external advisors and reviewers