The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance has become a leading centre for the Study of Irish music through both performative and academic perspectives. This programme is intended to provide an extra pathway into this type of study at the Irish World Academy and Dance, utilising a vast array of resources from across the Academy. The MA in Irish Music Studies caters for students who wish to study and research Irish music from a number of cultural, historical and practice based perspectives.
The programme will:
Equip students with a professional qualification in musicology
Provide sound and thorough basis for further research in the area of traditional music studies
Provide a thorough grounding necessary for teaching
Allow students to further develop practical music skills
Allow students engage traditional music studies from various theoretical orientations