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Master of Music
The program and the faculty’s diverse professional backgrounds help you develop a deeper expertise in music and education theory within the contemporary social context 
Music at EUC
The Master of Music program at EUC explores advanced concepts in music education including curriculum theory and design, psychology, teaching strategies and technology in the music classroom. Students are equipped with theoretical, philosophical and creative skills to support and enhance their teaching in varied educational and cultural settings. The Master of Music program offers two areas of specialization: Music Pedagogy and Music Composition. As with all educators today, music teachers must leverage technology to engage students in the learning process and prepare them for careers of the future. The MMus at EUC will help you develop the teaching, technical and research skills that shape this specialization and reach your full potential in your chosen career path.

Program Summary

Languages: English | Greek
Duration:18 months
Mode of Study:Online
ECTS:90

Our graduates work in:

  • Music Education
  • Teaching
  • Composition
  • Music Management

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5 Stars Distinction for Online Learning European University Cyprus has received the Five Stars distinction in the area of Online Learning on the QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings) rating of institutions around the world. This rating of excellence was achieved with high scores for student-faculty engagement, student services and technology and for commitment to online learning. Through rigorous and independent data collection and analysis of performance metrics, European University Cyprus also received Five Stars in teaching, employability, internationalization, medicine and inclusiveness. SPECIFIC ADMISSION CRITERIA:
  • A first degree or equivalent in Music.
  • Application for admission to the Music Pedagogy concentration may also be submitted by candidates with a Bachelor Degree in other areas rather than Music (e., Education, Preschool/Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Sociology, etc.). These candidates are required to demonstrate their musical background and training through a portfolio (i.e., awards, distinctions, music diplomas, teaching experience, certifications of attendance in conferences, seminars, concerts, recordings, videos or other qualifications related to music teaching and learning).
  • Application for admission to the Composition concentration should be accompanied by a portfolio of works.
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (this applies for all applicants; either they apply for the program offered in Greek or English): Any of the following credentials is accepted as a testimonial of English language proficiency:
    1. School-leaving certificate of a recognized six-year secondary education school where the principal language of instruction is English;
    2. A first degree or equivalent of a recognized tertiary education institution where the principal language of instruction is English;
    3. International examinations in English Language with a certification for "Very Good Knowledge" of English at level B2-C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), like IGCSE or G.C.S.E. (or G.C.E.)-«O-Level» with at least «C», Proficiency (Cambridge/Michigan) IELTS with 6.5 at least, TOEFL with 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 79 (internet-based) at least, or any other equivalent examination.
    4. The EUC English Placement Test (EPT) prior to their admission to the Programme and having passed the ENL102 level.
  • Evidence of Greek language proficiency (this applies only for those applicants who apply for the program offered in Greek): Any of the following credentials is accepted as a testimonial of Greek language proficiency:
    1. School-leaving certificate (Απολυτήριο) of a recognized six-year secondary education school, provided that the principal language of instruction is Greek;
    2. C (or higher) at a Modern Greek GCE A-level;
    3. Certificate of success at the Ministry of Education and Culture examination for Greek language proficiency.
  • Candidates will be invited to an interview/audition, if/when the Department deems necessary.
  • The Department might ask for additional documents and also adjust the special criteria
View the past version of the program here.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
All students pursuing a Master of Music in:
“Music Pedagogy/Composition”
program must complete the following requirements*:
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Core Courses30
4
Concentration Courses30
5
Master Thesis/Portfolio30
6
Total Requirements90

Master – Online – Music Education

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Core Courses30 ECTS
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CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
MUC600Research Methodology in Music10
4
MUC605Theory and Principles of Ensemble Direction10
5
MUC615Topics in History, Repertoire and Theory of Music10
1
Concentration Courses30 ECTS
2
The following three (3) courses from one of the two concentrations:
3
Music Pedagogy
4
CodeCourse TitleECTS
5
MUC625Philosophical and Sociological Dimensions of Music Education10
6
MUC635Diversity, Citizenship and Social Justice in Music Education10
7
MUC640Teaching Approaches and Music Curricula10
8
Composition
9
CodeCourse TitleECTS
10
MUC670Form and Structure10
11
MUC675Compositional Techniques10
12
MUC680Interdisciplinary Approaches in Composition10
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Master Thesis30 ECTS
2
CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
MUC690Master Thesis/Portfolio
For Music Pedagogy: Master Thesis
For Composition: Portfolio
30
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*Students will be able to either choose exclusively Concentration Courses from one of the two concentrations (Music Pedagogy OR Composition) and thus they will be awarded the title Master of Music in: Music Pedagogy OR Composition, or they will be able to select Concentration Courses from any of the two concentrations. In that case, they will be awarded a Master’s degree in Music (without concentration).
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