DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Musicology

General Description

History

Master in Musicology is founded in the end of 1970's, as a part of the Department of Musicology. The program involves courses in musicology as well as supporting courses in the art and theory of music.

Qualification Awarded

Master of Art in Musicology (MA)

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

Interview, Written Examination, First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree) diploma, Transcript

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

According to the Regulations of Dokuz Eylül University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

2 years, 2 semesters per year, 15 weeks per semester, 120 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

Masters in Musicology program is primarily intended for students who hold a bachelor s degree in Musicology and whose aim is to take action and responsibility with academic competence and specialty in the field of Musicology. The courses in the program are designed specifically to provide the students with a strong foundation in musicology academically.
There are 5 academic members in the department and a computer lab is also available for practical purposes.
Student Exchange and Student Mobility for Placement Programmes are being held in the frame of LLP/Erasmus.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   To grasp the theoretical, procedural and methodological relationships between Musicology and other disciplines (anthropology, sociology, cultural studies etc.).
2   To identify the advanced theoretical, social/cultural, scientific terminologies and concepts related to musicology.
3   To associate the methods and approaches used in musicology with other disciplines.
4   To identify the differences of methodology and techniques between written scientific materials (research reports, papers, thesis, proceedings etc.) and verbal presentations (seminars, symposiums, conferences etc.).
5   To improve the knowledge, skills and competences in the field of musicology based on the competences gained in bachelors' studies.
6   To design and execute all the stages of a musicological research project.
7   To present the results of the research process in written and verbal format.
8   To access and evaluate the printed and online written material which are associated to his/her field of study in national and international levels.
9   To transfer his/her opinions in actively in active discussions internalizing the knowledge production methods and approaches.
10   To communicate verbally and in written form with the specialists in his/her field or in other disciplines, work and take responsibility in team work actively.
11   To communicate verbally and in written form using at least one foreign language as well as following the international literature in his/her field of study.
12   To apply and share the knowledge, skills and competences he/she gained in interdisciplinary research environments within a team.
13   To pass on the knowledge he/she gained to the society.
14   To contribute to scientific improvement in national and international level while being open to new directions in science, internalizing the life-long learning principles and being aware of the sociological and cultural effects of musicological studies.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

The graduates of Masters in Musicology Program gain the abilities and knowledge required for academic progress in the field of Musicology.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits


T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 MZB 5051 THE CULTURAL STUDY OF MUSIC I COMPULSORY 3 0 0 6
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 24
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 MZB 5035 CROSS CULTURAL MUSIC ANALYSIS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 2 MZB 5037 ETHNOGRAPHY AND ANALYSIS OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCE I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 3 MZB 5053 THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF MUSIC I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 4 MZB 5045 MUSIC, TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE: FROM HAND TOOLS TO THE MECHANICAL AGE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 5 MZB 5041 GLOBALIZATION AND MUSIC I ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 MZB 5096 SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3
B 2 GSE 5012 METHODS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
B 3 MZB 5052 THE CULTURAL STUDY OF MUSIC II COMPULSORY 3 0 0 4
B 4 MZB 5098 FIELD OF PROFESSION COMPULSORY 2 0 0 3
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 15
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 MZB 5036 INTERCULTURAL DIALOG, MEDIATION AND MUSIC ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 2 MZB 5038 ETHNOGRAPHY AND ANALYSIS OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCE II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 3 MZB 5054 THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF MUSIC II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 4 MZB 5046 MUSIC, TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE: ELECTRICAL AND DIGITAL AGES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
B 5 MZB 5042 GLOBALIZATION AND MUSIC II ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 MZB 5900 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
4.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 MZB 5900 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The regulations for examination and grading are arranged in the fourth part of DEU Graduate School of Fine Arts Educational and Examinational Regulations. The lowest grade to be successful in a credit course is 75. Detailed assessment methods and criteria for courses are explained in syllabi.

Graduation Requirements

Second Cycle (Master's Degree) Programme with thesis is comprised of at least 7 courses, not being less than 21 national credits, a seminar and specialization courses and thesis studies, in total 120 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Head of Department
Associate Professor İ. Yavuz YÜKSELSİN, PhD
Phone: (90-232) 412 92 05 E-mail: iyavuz@deu.edu.tr
ECTS/DS/Erasmus Coordinator
Asst. Prof. Levent ERGUN, PhD
Phone: (90-232) 412 92 04 E-mail: levent.ergun@deu.edu.tr