Don't miss our weekly Masters newsletter | Sign up now Don't miss our weekly Masters newsletter | Sign up now

  MA Irish Traditional Music (Part-time)


Maynooth University    Department of Music

Part time September MA 2 Years Part-Time
Creative Arts & Design (9) History & Archaeology (19)

FindAMasters summary

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Irish Traditional Music with the MA Irish Traditional Music (Part-time) programme at Maynooth University. This programme is tailored for individuals passionate about traditional music, arts, and culture, offering a blend of performance, creativity, and research opportunities. With a flexible course structure, students can choose from three main study strands: performance, portfolio (recording), and thesis, allowing for a personalised learning experience. The programme culminates in a Capstone Project, mentored by experienced programme directors, to showcase your skills and knowledge. By the end of the programme, you will be adept at engaging in Irish traditional music practices, conducting research, and discussing cultural topics in various contexts. The MA equips you with critical, analytical, and communication skills essential for careers in music, arts administration, events management, and further postgraduate studies. Join this programme with a 2:1 Honours degree in a Music-related field and unlock a world of possibilities in the realm of Irish Traditional Music.

About the course

This MA is designed for students who are interested in traditional music, arts, and culture, including the broader areas of literature, language, and history, and who want to develop their interests in performance, creativity, or research. The MA is anchored by a final capstone project (choosing from options in performance, recording, and thesis) and provides specialist training in the areas of student choice.

Click here for brochure Irish Traditional Music

Commences: September

Course Structure

One year full-time (90 credits in total), with and for part-time study to be option examined.

Read more about this course

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours level 8 or equivalent, usually in a Music-related field




 Course Content

Visit institution website

Where will I study?

Where is Maynooth University
Search Suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters