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Course Overview

This course will entail research work which will contribute to musicological understanding (at undergraduate level). Students will research a topic of their own choice (subject to approval), demonstrating knowledge and understanding of their chosen subject matter in the form of a 10,000 word dissertation. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Frauke Jurgensen

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Music (MU) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • Bachelor of Music with Honours (Music and Communities) (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Dissertation of 10,000 words on an approved musicological topic.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Bachelor of Music
  • MA Computing and Music
  • MA English with Music Studies
  • MA French with Music Studies
  • MA French with Music Studies (Mode B)
  • MA German with Music Studies
  • MA German with Music Studies (Mode B)
  • MA Hispanic Studies with Music Studies
  • MA Hispanic Studies with Music Studies (Md B)
  • MA History of Art with Music Studies
  • MA History with Music Studies
  • MA In Spanish And Latin American Studies With Music Studies
  • MA Philosophy with Music Studies
  • Master Of Arts In Anthropology-Music

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Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Dissertation of 10,000 words (100%).

Resit: Dissertation of 10,000 words (100%).

Formative Assessment

Submission of 1,500 words.


Written feedback in the form of annotations to formative work Feedback on final submission on report form.

Course Learning Outcomes


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