Master of Arts in Music

Duration: 2 years (four semesters)
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Music or any bachelor’s degree with a music certificate/ Diploma from a school of music. Students with a 4 years bachelor’s degree in Music are eligible for lateral entry to the 3rd semester.

Aptitude test: Aptitude test is required only to applicants with other bachelor’s degree before enrolling into the programme. The aptitude test will cover aural skill, singing and playing of any musical instrument(s).

This programme is designed as an inclusive, comprehensive study of Western music, Hindustani classical vocal music and indigenous music of Northeast India with specialisation in either Music Education or Performance. The programme enables the students to exploit their musical development and augment their skills to become disciplined musicians. Musical sensitivity from the perspective of ethics, aesthetics, and therapy will also be explored during the course of this programme. It will also improve the students’ exposure to different music prospects that will aid in further developing their innovative musical skills and career.

Course delivery
Theory: lectures, assignments, group discussions, interactive sessions
Practical: musical performances of various performing media, self- directed and peer performance practices, presentations, reviews, fieldwork and field visits, workshops, research projects and internship

Career Prospects

  • Music teacher
  • Music author
  • Musicologist
  • Performer
  • Music arranger & score creator
  • Music entrepreneurs
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