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Qualification: Master's degree in musicology (no legal status)

Master's degree in musicology (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

(general competences)

  • demonstrate openness to difference and pluralism,
  • demonstrate historical awareness,
  • make a systematic, logical, deliberate and justified selection of large quantities of information,
  • critically accept and shape opinions,
  • develop and critically assume new strategies for problem-solving,
  • organise work processes (teamwork),
  • use new technologies and media creatively,
  • communicate and express themselves orally and in writing,
  • demonstrate proficiency in linguistic culture,
  • apply basic knowledge of the German language,

(subject-specific competences)

  • demonstrate basic knowledge music in its cultural context,
  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the predetermined nature of music with its spiritual, social and psychological context,
  • read musical notation from different periods,
  • observe music analytically and in depth,
  • critically evaluate music at an advanced level,
  • observe the social role of music critically and in depth,
  • put into words and communicate the most complex music-related contents,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the techniques of editing professional and academic musical editions,
  • demonstrate knowledge of the laws of communicating music and related content in modern media.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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To complete the study programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the curriculum (90 credits) and defend a master's thesis (30 credits), for a total of 120 credits.

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  • A completed first-cycle study programme in one of the following professional fields: musicology, music education, composition, conducting; or
  • a completed first-cycle programme in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, totalling 10 to 60 credits.

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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle study programme in one of the following professional fields: musicology, music education, composition, conducting; or
  • a completed first-cycle programme in another field, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed course units essential for further studies, totalling 10 to 60 credits.
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To complete the study programme, students must complete all course units prescribed by the curriculum (90 credits) and defend a master's thesis (30 credits), for a total of 120 credits.