This Masters programme is offered in association with the National Centre for Liturgy. It consists of theological and theoretical study of the Church’s liturgy, with specific attention to the area of liturgical music.
Application Closing Date - Non-EU 20th May 2022 - EU 24th June 2022
This joint academic and practice-based programme qualifies holders to undertake posts as organists, cantors, or directors of music at parish or diocesan level. The liturgical music academic component is balanced by an intensive course of supervised practical training in a number of core liturgical music disciplines.
- To provide an academic framework appropriate to the study of Theology at Masters level.
- To provide students with an in-depth theological and theoretical formation in the Church's liturgy.
- To form students in the historical, textual, doctrinal and technical aspects of liturgical music.
- To enhance students' critical awareness of music composed for and performed in the liturgy.
- To significantly enhance participants' competency and confidence in selected practical disciplines.
- - The programme qualifies holders to undertake the post of Organist, Cantor, or Director of Liturgical Music at parish, diocesan or national level. ,
LI151: Introduction to Liturgy
LI203: the Eucharist / Liturgical Time
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PLEASE NOTE: Application forms must be completed in full, and all documentation must be provided BEFORE an application can be considered. Applicants will not be called for interview if an application is incomplete.
The course is especially suited to applicants who have studied Theology and Music to degree level. Candidates should normally have obtained at least a Second Class Honours, Grade I overall. The Faculty of Theology may also accept candidates whom it deems to have an equivalent standard. As the programme contains a significant practical component, prospective candidates will need, on application, to furnish evidence of proficiency in at least one of the following three areas: (a) Cantor, (b) Organ, (c) Liturgical Composition.
An interview will be part of the selection process.
Students whose first language is not English will be required to satisfy the English language requirements.