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

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Programme coordinator


Faculty of Arts / Granada campus

Main focus

; – Acquire the knowledge necessary to provide foundations or the opportunity to be original in the development or application of ideas, often in a research context. – Apply the acquired knowledge and solve problems in new or lesser-known environments within wider (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study. – Integrate knowledge and handle the complexity of making judgements based on incomplete or limited information, and include reflections on social and ethical responsibilities in relation to the application of the acquired knowledge and judgements.; – Clearly and unambiguously communicate their findings, as well as the knowledge and reasoning behind them, to specialised and non-specialised audiences. – Acquire learning skills that enable them to continue studying largely in a self-directed or independent way.; – Differentiate between the artistic, historical and social conditions in which flamenco has been developed as an element of Andalusian and European culture, from a critical perspective in a social and cultural context. – Know the historical, musicological and critical literature related to flamenco. – Understand the cultural and ideological implications of linking flamenco and art. – Distinguish the musical structures in the flamenco repertoire, being able to fully appreciate their syntactic and sound aspects. – Analyse the key points of flamenco as a dance and musical art within the framework of Andalusian culture, in relation to other Spanish dances.; – Evaluate the aesthetic dimension of flamenco dance in the context of flamenco artistic expression. – Analyse the relationship between flamenco and other arts. – Identify flamenco as intangible cultural heritage which is transmitted orally, conceived as art in constant evolution and as an element of identity. – Identify different research methodologies and know how to apply them to the study of flamenco. – Use new technologies at the service of musical research.; – Use fundamental tools to prepare and develop scientific dissemination texts and to communicate scientific contents related to flamenco. – Understand management, business, market strategies, communication and other aspects related to the flamenco industry. – Know the basic characteristics that define a culture-based company. – Differentiate between intellectual and industrial property as specific legal mechanisms for the protection of intellectual creations related to flamenco. – Identify the different types of contract for the management and commercial exploitation of the wealth generated by flamenco.


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 Investigación y Análisis del Flamenco por la Universidad de Cádiz; la Universidad de Córdoba; la

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Andalusian Musical Traditions and Flamenco 1st Year 2nd Semester
Anthropology of Flamenco 1st Year 2nd Semester
Approach to Learning Processes in Flamenco: The Integration of Singing, Accompaniment and Dancing 1st Year 2nd Semester
Artistic Dialogues: Flamenco and Other Types of Music, Dance and Performing Arts of the World 1st Year 2nd Semester
Body and Visuality in Flamenco: Gender Approach to Audiovisual Formats in Flamenco Music 1st Year 2nd Semester
Curricular Work Placement 1st Year Yearly
Didactic and Analytical Perspectives of Flamenco and its Ties to Urban Music: Jazz, Rock, Rap 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco and Communication: Flamenco in the Media and as a Vehicle for Communication 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco and Cultural Expressions 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco and Education 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco and Education in Equality. A Future for Equality 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco and Popular Urban Music 1st Year Yearly
Flamenco Dance: History, Aesthetics and Evolution 1st Year 1st Semester
Flamenco from the Perspective of the Sciences and Health Sciences 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco History and Lyrics 1st Year 1st Semester
Flamenco History and Lyrics 1st Year 1st Semester
Flamenco in a Globalised World 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco in Cinema and Other Arts 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco in its Contexts: From the Public to the Private and Vice Versa. Granada as a Flamenco Territory 1st Year Yearly
Flamenco in the Classroom: Innovation and Good Teaching Practices 1st Year 2nd Semester
Flamenco Music: Background, Musical Theory and Repertoire. Guitar and Other Instruments 1st Year 1st Semester
Flamenco Singing: History, Aesthetics and Evolution 1st Year 1st Semester
Geohistorical and Sociocultural Context of Flamenco 1st Year 2nd Semester
Intellectual Property Protection in Cultural and Creative Enterprises in the Flamenco Industry 1st Year 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year Yearly
Musicological Analysis Applied to Flamenco 1st Year 2nd Semester
New Trends in Flamenco Practices and Theory: From the 1970s to the Present Day 1st Year 2nd Semester
Rhythm Training and Flamenco "Compás" (rhythm) 1st Year 2nd Semester
Teaching Flamenco 1st Year 2nd Semester
Technologies Applied to the Study of Flamenco 1st Year 2nd Semester
The Ethnographic Method Applied to Flamenco Research 1st Year 2nd Semester
The Internationalisation of Flamenco and Performances Since the 20th Century 1st Year 2nd Semester


Specialisation name

New Perspectives on Flamenco Study
Flamenco: Hybridation, Intertextuality and transdisciplinarity
Flamenco and its Contexts: From the 20th Century to the Present Day
Flamenco and Education
Cultural Analysis of Flamenco: Anthropological Perspective
Flamenco, Diversity and Gender: Interdisciplinary Approch

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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