It is a course with combination of hobby and academic studies. They learn about values of Music and their diversity in all aspects including modern society. The course makes you understand the relation among Music and science.
Candidates also learn about history of Music and how it has developed since ages.
The course initiates the required music research skills in candidates and gives knowledge about methods and materials used for it. Students investigate about various styles and genres in Music available all over the world.
The course has full time 2 years duration. These 2 years are divided into 4 semesters and each semester has its well defined syllabus. Candidates need to clear all the semesters separately to clear the course at the end.
Being a Post Graduation course, Graduation are only eligible for this course. As the course is skill oriented, graduated from the same field are only eligible for this.
Admission may required to clear an interview round where candidates may need to perform their best.
Further study options
Like other post graduation course, it has also the option of pursuing Doctoral degree. Interested candidates can register for their PhD.
Other options are to join short term course for learning musical instruments like Sitar, Guitar, Violin, etc.
The course includes study of wide range of music settings including professional set ups.
Students develop their analytical and research skills and learn about different musical sources. Study about Western and Non-western Music is included in the course for better understanding.
During course, candidates also get chance to perform in musical work shops where they can analyze themselves. They learn about cultural studies and Music in Social context.
The important part that is to realize the difference between live and recorded Music is a key area of this course. Foundation of digital music, history of cultural music and different festival- music are also a part of this course.
The last semester of this course is a dissertation which includes practical experience.
These students have vast range of job options. They can become performers, Music conductors, composers, recording engineers, etc.
Music teachers and community musicians are also good options for those who want to be self employed.
DJs/music producers, musical directors, arts administrators, venue managers and music therapists are in demand all over the world.
Candidates can opt to be writer if he or she has musical writing skills.
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