Musicology: Musicology as a Research Discipline

Course content

What is research? And what does it mean to do research in musicology – be it in popular music studies, sound studies, historical musicology or musical anthropology?

During this course we will discuss general, epistemological questions, various research practices, as well as the very practical tasks required to conduct research on music and sound at the current state of musicology.

We will therefore explore a wide variety of methods from the areas of musical anthropology, sound studies, and music history.

This journey through a number of highly diverse methods and their achievements allows the students to learn:

- How to detect the particular issues at stake in a given research field.

- How to find an area of research interest in a particular research field.

- How to find a research gap based on the current state of research in this area.

- How to find the appropriate research method and how to work critically with this method.

- How to address and work with the limits each research method has.

- How to present the research result in an adequate form.

 

We will discuss relevant texts, you will receive basic introductions, we will listen to, watch and discuss selected examples, there will be individual and group work, guest contributors and excursions.

 

Education

Musikvidenskab

Undervisningen foregår som en blanding af fx seminarer, forelæsninger, ekskursioner samt solo- og gruppevejledning.

Written
Oral
Individual
Collective
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written examination
Aid
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 280
  • Exam
  • 84
  • English
  • 420

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Partially in Danish
Course number
HMVK03041U
ECTS
15 ECTS
Programme level
Full Degree Master
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Autumn
Schedulegroup
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Capacity
30
Studyboard
Study board of Arts and Cultural Studies
Contracting department
  • Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinators
  • Holger Schulze   (7-76666b786f7d68436b7870316e7831676e)
  • Katrine Wallevik   (6-7a7078333234426a776f306d7730666d)
Teacher

Holger Schulze
Katrine Wallevik

Saved on the 08-06-2022

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