Tertiary Series

Musicology & Pedagogical Science



Postgraduate levels

Includes but is not limited to works in Historical Musicology, Jazz, Cultural Musicology, Popular Music, Composition, Theory, Music Psychology, Performance Practice, etc.​


  • Candidates enter at the L.Mus. level; pre-requisite the A.Mus. in performance.
  • Candidates are required to submit a discussion paper plus a video presentation of various aspects of the research at each stage of the series.
  • The aim is to develop a broad approach to the study of this subject and develop ideas for research that lead to a deeper understanding of the subject at hand. 
  • Candidates are challenged to consider how each area may be offered up for study by advanced music students. 

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Licentiate in Musicology: L.Mus 

Pre-requisite: (AMus.)  

Requirements: First Stage - Any single study area of Musicology.

  • Candidates are required to submit a paper on various aspects of the research in the chosen area.
  • Video Presentation: Explain how and why the research was developed and discuss practice-specific approaches. ​
  • ​Develop a syllabus/curriculum of this subject area for teaching purposes in the Primary Series.


Master of Musicology: M.Mus 

Pre-requisite: Licentiate in Music: L.Mus

Requirements: Second Stage - Develop research in another study area within this field.  

  • Candidates are required to submit a paper on various aspects of the research in the chosen areas.
  • Video Presentation: Explain how and why the research was developed and discuss practice-specific approaches.
  • Clearly demonstrate how each area may contribute extra features that seek to improve or emphasize overall qualities.
  • ​Develop a syllabus/curriculum of this subject area for teaching purposes at the Secondary Series.
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Fellowship in Music - FMII
Fellow of the Masters International Institute
 
Pre-requisite: MMus. 

Requirements: Third Stage - Develop research in another study area within this field.  

  • Candidates are required to submit a paper on various aspects of the research in the chosen areas.
  • Video Presentation: Explain how and why the research was developed and discuss practice-specific approaches.
  • Clearly demonstrate how each area may contribute extra features that seek to improve or emphasize overall qualities.
  • ​Develop a syllabus/curriculum for this subject area for teaching purposes beginning at the Tertiary Series.


Senior Fellowship in Music - SFMII

Senior Fellow of the Masters International Institute 

Pre-requisite: FMII

Requirements: Fourth Stage - Develop research in another study area within this field. 

  • Candidates are required to submit a paper on various aspects of the research in the chosen areas.
  • Video Presentation: Explain how and why the research was developed and discuss practice-specific approaches.
  • Clearly demonstrate how each area may contribute extra features that seek to improve or emphasize overall qualities.
  • ​Develop a syllabus/curriculum for this subject area for teaching purposes beginning at the Secondary Honours Series.


​Distinguished Senior Fellowship in Music - DSF-MII
Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Masters International Institute


Pre-requisite: SFMII

Requirements: Fifth and Final Stage - Develop research in another study area within this field. 

  • Candidates are required to submit a paper on various aspects of the research in the chosen areas.
  • Video Presentation: Explain how and why the research was developed and discuss practice-specific approaches.
  • Clearly demonstrate how each area may contribute extra features that seek to improve or emphasize overall qualities.
  • ​Develop a syllabus/curriculum for this subject area for teaching purposes beginning at the Secondary Honours Series.
  • Present a paper on how reflection is discursively constructed; as based on language and cognition; as embodied, and as ‘purely’ musical, the consideration for artistic knowledge development; review for individual success in the profession; and reflection over the role of musicianship with society.