General information

Academic year: 2023/2024

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Work-based learning (Practicum): Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Music and performing arts (0215)

Main focus

; Graduates of this master’s programme will have acquired the knowledge and skills to do the following: – Propose and evaluate research problems in music education; – Characterise and define a research problem in music education; – Interpret and present the results of research in music education; – Promote a critical, reflective, and innovative spirit to benefit music education through research; – Help ensure that music education research meets the needs and expectations of the social and educational context at both a national and international level.


Students that have completed the second cycle have the following competencies: – Have demonstrated knowledge and understanding that is founded upon a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context. – Can apply their acquired knowledge and understanding, and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study. – Have the ability to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, and formulate judgments with incomplete or limited information, but that include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. – Can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously. – Have the learning skills to allow them to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Educación Musical. Una Perspectiva Multidisciplinar

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Comparative Musical Education and Performance Aesthetics: Proposals for Changes in the Music Classroom 1st Year 2nd Semester
Construction of the Music Curriculum in Primary and Secondary Education 1st Year 2nd Semester
Creativity and Musical Education 1st Year 2nd Semester
Current Perspectives in Musical Education Research 1st Year 1st Semester
Learning an Instrument: Application of Motor Control Processes and Biomechanical Analysis 1st Year 2nd Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Music and Musical Education for a Postmodern Society: A Sociocultural Approach 1st Year 1st Semester
Neurology and Music Cognition 1st Year 1st Semester
Physical Principles of Music 1st Year 2nd Semester
Qualitative Research Methodology and Qualitative Data Analysis 1st Year 1st Semester
Research Methodology: Selective and Experimental Techniques 1st Year 1st Semester
Social Analysis of Music: Models for Decoding the Musical Message 1st Year 1st Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».


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