POSTGRADUATE



MU750 MASTER OF MUSIC (BY RESEARCH)
 
PROGRAMME INFO
This programme is conducted by research mode under the supervision of lectures from the UiTM Faculty of Music in the various fields of music education, composition, performance, and musicology. The duration of study is one year and a half for full-time candidates and 2-4 years for part-time candidates. All postgraduate research candidates are required to attend the Research Seminar course organized by the UiTM Institute of Graduate Studies. At the end of the programme and upon fulfilling the requirements, candidates will submit a written thesis for examination.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Music (Hons.) in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or any other equivalent qualifications as approved by the UiTM Senate; AND pass the interview conducted by the Faculty of Music. A research proposal will be required for full acceptance into the programme.
 
POTENTIAL MASTER SUPERVISOR
TBA
 
RESEARCH FACILITIES
TBA
 
 
 
CAMU777 MASTER OF MUSIC EDUCATION (BY COURSEWORK)
 
PROGRAMME INFO
The Master of Music Education is a coursework program designed for teachers who have completed teacher preparation program in music or for musicians interested pursuing in the path of teaching and learning. The duration of study is one year and a half for full-time candidates and 2-4 years for part-time candidates.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Music (Hons.) in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR Bachelor of Music (Hons.) with minimum CGPA of 2.50 from UiTM OR other accredited universities OR Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum of 2 years music teaching experience (evaluated on a case basis). Candidates are required to pass an interview at the UiTM Faculty of Music.



CAMU790 MASTER OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE

PROGRAMME INFO
The Master of Music Performance, a 40-credit coursework programme, prepares students to pursue a variety of music performance careers in the current music industry. This programme provides practical music-making and theoretical
courses to hone essential musical skills and academic thinking that are greatly needed in today’s highly competitive work fields. This program emphasizes the importance of stylistic performance in Classical genre culminating in a full length public recital and projects related to the recital. Students are required to take an entrance audition.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor of Music (Hons.) in a relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR Bachelor of Music (Hons.) with minimum CGPA of 2.50 from UiTM OR other accredited universities OR Bachelor's degree in related field. Candidates are required to be auditioned by UiTM Faculty of Music.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants to Master of Music Performance must present a programme of minimum 15 minutes in length, with pieces that display a range of moods, styles and tempi. The programme must consist of a minimum of two works, demonstrating the fullest technical skills and musical flexibilities required at the postgraduate level. 
Specific requirements for instruments/voice are as follows:

Piano
One of the works must be a fast movement from a piano sonata of the Classical era.

Voice
One of the works must be in Italian.
One of the works must be in German.
One of the works must be in English. 
Remaining works can be in other languages such as Malay, Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish and others or   arias selected from an opera or oratorio.
Pieces selected from musical theatre or popular song repertoire will not be accepted.

Strings (Violin, viola, cello, double bass)
One of the works must be a solo movement from a sonata, partita or suite.
Applicants of instruments that are without specific requirements will follow the general audition requirements stated above.
Although memorisation of music is not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to memorise their music according to what would be expected in a public recital. For example, a solo movement from a violin partita is usually performed memorised, so does a piano sonata, while an oratorio is usually performed with music.

RECORDED AUDITION GUIDELINES
If an applicant chooses to submit recorded materials for the audition, the followings must be adhered to:

  • All pieces should be recorded and submitted as one continuous performance, with the total duration of minimum 15 minutes. No editing between pieces is allowed.
  • For all pieces with accompaniment, candidates are required to record them live with a pianist. A recorded accompaniment is only allowed for those unable to arrange for an accompanist due to the pandemic.
  • You should position your camera so that your face, hands and instrument are clearly visible. Take note that the position of your music stand should not obscure the view.
  • For singers, make sure that your face, hands, and most of the body are in shot.
  • For pianists, make sure that your legs and the foot pedals are in shot.


All submissions of recorded materials should be sent to Dr Bernard Tan at bernardtan@uitm.edu.my with the email subject "CAMU790 AUDITION: [name of applicant]".
Candidates who succeed in their recorded audition will be asked to attend an online interview with the faculty.



MU950 PhD IN MUSIC (BY RESEARCH)
 
PROGRAMME INFO
This programme allows candidates to pursue an in-depth study of a specialized area of music. The duration of full-time candidates is 3 years whilst part-time candidates have up to 6 years to complete their studies. Available areas of supervision in the field of music include psychology, teaching and learning processes, motivation, curriculum and assessment, instrument pedagogy, musicology, composition, and performance. All postgraduate research candidates are required to attend the Research Seminar course organized by the Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS). Upon fulfilling these requirements, candidates will defend their proposal at IGS, before submitting a written thesis for examination at the end of their studies.
 
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Master of Music or any other suitable and equivalent qualifications approved by the UiTM Senate; AND pass the interview conducted by the Faculty of Music. A research proposal will be required for full acceptance into the programme.
 
POTENTIAL PhD SUPERVISOR
TBA
 
RESEARCH FACILITIES
TBA



POSTGRADUATE APPLICATION INQUIRY
 
PROFILE INFORMATION
Dr. Phang Kong Chien
Dr. Phang Kong Chien

Coordinator Postgraduate

  • 03-55442972
  • phang433@uitm.edu.my
  • UiTM Faculty of Music, University Teknologi Mara, Level 11, Menara SAAS, UiTM Faculty of Music Main Campus, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
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