Candidates will be expected to undertake a period of 12 months' full-time study or 24 months' part-time study leading to the award of a Graduate Diploma. The course will normally commence at the beginning of the first semester in the academic year.
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Ethnomusicology should normally hold the minimum entry requirement of a second class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject from a recognized institution.
For the Graduate Diploma in Ethnomusicology, suitable professional qualifications in music or dance, or appropriate professional experience, may be acceptable alternatives to a primary degree. Applications from suitably qualified overseas students are welcomed.
Module/Course Selection in Ethnomusicology
In Semester 1, students will take ETH1001 and ETH2003 and either ESA3002 or 110ESA2001. In Semester 2, students will take ESA3001 and ETH3020 and either ETH3009 or ETH3006 or ETH3018. Note that ETH3020 is a double weighted (equivalent to two of the other modules).
ETH1001 World Music Cultures
ETH2003 Key Debates in Ethnomusicology
ESA3001 Hypermedia and Ethnographic Representation
ESA3002 Performance, power and passion (not available in 2006-07)
ESA2001 The anthropology of modern dance
ETH3018 Music of Southeast Asia
ETH3006 Music of Brazil (not available in 2006-07)
ETH3009 Popular music and culture (not available in 2006-07)
Various methods of assessment are used; see descriptions of individual modules (below) for details.
Candidates must satisfy the examiners in all assessment requirements of the modules. The pass mark for each module will be 40%.
Candidates who pass all modules and who achieve an overall average of 60% or over, will be eligible to receive a pass with commendation.