Courses



Compulsory Modules (55 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 1: History and Analysis of Musical Cultures I (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire an in-depth factual knowledge, with a special focus on current research into various periods of musical history.
Module 3: Culturological Reflections on Music (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire a thorough factual knowledge of cultural-scientific concepts and methodologies in the various areas of musicology, along with a critical awareness and appreciation of current issues in musicological research.
Module 5: Popular Music (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire a profound factual knowledge and specialized insights into select areas of popular music, and into the methods used in researching popular music.
Module 6: Music in Public Relations (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire a sound factual knowledge and specialized insights into the interactive relationships between the music scene and the public.
Module 7: Conversatories (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students develop skills in reflecting upon and analyzing current research topic areas, and acquire a solid musicological-methodological expertise. Students will be able to deal independently with relevant academic issues and acquire the qualifications necessary to develop individual solutions to academic problems.
Module 8: Master's Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of all modules and positive evaluation of the Master thesis
Learning Outcome: Examination of the Master thesis in the overall context of the Master programme; with special focus on theoretical comprehension, methodical issues, communication of findings of the Master thesis and presentation skills.
Final oral defense of the Master thesis in front of an examination board

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).