MUST Bachelor of Arts in African Musicology

MUST Bachelor of Arts in African Musicology

Information about the Malawi University of Science and Technology MUST Bachelor of Arts in African Musicology for this Academic year. Applicants can find valuable insights regarding the subject on this page. Welcome to The above is information will assist you to make an informed decision.

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Brief History; The Malawi University of Science and Technology is a public university in Thyolo in South Malawi. It was established on 17 December 2012. MUST opened doors in March 2014, the first undergraduate programmes were: 1. Metallurgy and Materials Engineering 2. Chemical Engineering 3. Biomedical Engineering

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African Musicology is a multidisciplinary programme that deals with the science and the art of music and their unique connections within the culture and heritage context. The programme aims at responding to the demand of highly qualified persons in the growing technological and competitive sectors of music and multimedia within the cultural industries in Malawi, and harnessing of innovation and entrepreneurship trends in music and multimedia.
It emphasizes the use of music for sustainable development, and the study of music from the scientific and humanistic approaches. Studies in applied comparative musicology (applied ethnomusicology) are intended for students interested in the African music for a better understanding and respect of various African cultures, especially Malawian cultures, and their application for sustainable development.
MUST wants the programme to contribute to Malawi national policy initiatives, especially the goal to widen access to higher education, realization of a strong cultural identity among African countries; attainment of education and skill development and tourism development, and eradication of poverty, among others.
It will play a major role in addressing the many needs of the Malawian society through providing rigorous music studies for meaningful engagement with issues in the realm of science, technology, multimedia, innovation, economics, and sustainable development. In addition, it will enhance personal and professional development through the promotion of lifelong learning.

Career Prospects
Graduates will attain knowledge, attitudes and skills that will lead to self-employment or employment in areas such as academia, e.g as researchers, publishers and teachers; government e.g as planners, researchers, managers, archivists, conservators; and as businesspersons e.g media specialists, music therapists, and performers.


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