Irish Music Studies MA | Graduate School, University of Limerick

Irish Music Studies MA

Irish World Academy:Irish Music Studies MA

Irish Music Studies MA
1 year  Full- Time


The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance has become a leading centre for the Study of Irish music through both performative and academic perspectives. This programme is intended to provide an extra pathway into this type of study at the Irish World Academy and Dance, utilising a vast array of resources from across the Academy. The MA in Irish Music Studies caters for students who wish to study and research Irish music from a number of cultural, historical and practice based perspectives.

The programme will:

  • Equip students with a professional qualification in musicology
  • Provide sound and thorough basis for further research in the area of traditional music studies
  • Provide a thorough grounding necessary for teaching
  • Allow students to further develop practical music skills
  • Allow students engage traditional music studies from various theoretical orientations


Dr. Niall Keegan | Lecturer in Music
IW1-018 | Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
T. +353 (0)61 202465         E.



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