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The Undergraduate Music Programme at Durham . Dr. Simon Mills, Dec. 2010. Location and Facilities. Staff / Student Numbers. Full-time Academic Staff: 12 Part-time Teaching Staff: 7 Undergraduate Students: 135 (c. 45 per year ) - An optimal staff/student ratio.

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The undergraduate music programme at durham

The Undergraduate Music Programme at Durham

Dr. Simon Mills, Dec. 2010


Location and facilities

Location and Facilities


Staff student numbers

Staff / Student Numbers

Full-time Academic Staff: 12

Part-time Teaching Staff: 7

Undergraduate Students: 135 (c. 45 per year)

- An optimal staff/student ratio


The undergraduate music programme at durham

First Year – ‘Core’ Modules

The Analysis and Perception of Music

Aural Skills and Performance

Musical Techniques

Historical Trends and Issues: C17th and 18th

Contemporary Music

Issues and Methods in Musicology

(All these modules are compulsory)


The undergraduate music programme at durham

Second Year

Theory and Analysis

Historical Trends and Issues: C19th and 20th (both compulsory)

Introduction to Ethnomusicology

Advanced Performance Studies

Studies in Composition

Electroacoustic Studies

Orchestration

Introduction to Conducting

Advanced Musical Techniques

Time and Rhythm

The Music of India


The undergraduate music programme at durham

Third year

Dissertation / Recital / Composition Folio

Administration of the Arts

Popular Music and Theories of Mass Culture

The Music of Brahms

An Introduction to Music Therapy

Programme Music

Late 19th and 20th-century English Song

Issues in Aesthetics

Advanced Ethnomusicology

Russian and Soviet Music

Arranging for Band


Research led practice

‘Research-Led’ Practice

  • RAE 2008: 60% Research = 3* or 4* ‘world-leading and internationally excellent’

  • High proportion of ‘research active’ staff

  • Weekly guest lectures

  • Areas of Strength

  • Musicology (C19th+20th Austro-German, British, Irish, Russian)

  • Composition (Acoustic / Electroacoustic)

  • Ethnomusicology (Indian, Ethiopian, Korean + Performance)

  • Performance


Outreach musicon

Outreach: Musicon

  • Concert Series: Top International Performers

  • Staff / Student Partnership

  • Link with City of Durham

  • Gamelan Workshops


Career prospects

Career Prospects

2009 Leavers


Admissions

Admissions

What we are looking for:

  • A A B (or equivalent), with ‘A’ in Music

  • Evidence of academic interest in music

  • Indications of Commitment and Skill

  • Keyboard Skills and Theory

  • Signs of Originality


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