If you choose to study this course, here are some of the things you can expect from the course and how it will benefit you.
- This course includes four dedicated music education modules, each with a distinctive focus - Contemporary Issues in Music Education; Comparative International Music Education; Psychology of Musical Learning, Communication and Expression; and Music Education in the UK: Theory and Practice.
- You also have the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills as a practitioner by devising, delivering and evaluating a music education project.
- You can tailor the course to your own interest by:
- selecting one optional module from a wide range of music topics and/or closely related subjects; and
- undertaking a major piece of original research on a music education topic of your own choice. This takes the form of a dissertation. You will receive guidance from a specialist tutor plus core modules teaching research, project planning and development skills.
- The curriculum is enriched by the eclectic view we take of musical styles and genres at Kingston, exploiting the diversity of a repertoire encompassing western classical music, popular and world musics.
- You undertake a variety of forms of assessment, including essays, critiques, position papers, practical projects, presentations, research papers and a dissertation.
- We offer a part-time option to enable you to complete your MA alongside other commitments.