Master’s Degree in Music education for musicians (online)
This master’s degree is aimed specifically at people looking to train as music education professionals.
|Calendar||From 19/9/2022 to 14/7/2023|
|Titulation||Master in Pedagogy for Musicians. Esmuc's own title.|
|Price credit||46,12 €|
The reality of music teaching professionals is very well defined by the scientific literature in music education research, and coincides almost invariably with any part of the world that has a Western-based culture: the musician knows and he has mastered his practice as an artist very well, but has had few, if any, opportunities to train in teaching skills.
As a consequence, the professional educational practice of the musician is based, above all, on the individual reworking of his learning over the years as a student, with a clearly unique and inflexiblewayto address the contemporary challenges of the teaching practice in changing contexts of the 21st century.
This raises the need for specific pedagogical training for musicians, practical, innovative and based on the applied knowledge of education sciences.
This Master’s degreein music education seeks to be a training and professional improvement opportunity for the musician who loves music and loves music education. And it seeks to do so by getting to where the student is, with the rigor and precision of an artistic higher education, but at the same time by a close communication and monitoring witha powerful personal, professional and academic tutoring, so the distances that force us to use virtual media bring us closer than they move away.
The Master’s in Pedagogy for Musicians has its main group of recipients in those music professionals who work between 50 and 100% of their paid working time in music training and teaching.
The profile of the Master’s student is defined, among others, by the following identity notes and characteristics:
The learning achieved in the Master’s leads to the acquisition of the following basic skills:
Depending on the contents, the subjects are grouped into three main modules:
The subjects of modules A and B are presented consecutively throughout the academic year, and not simultaneously. In parallel, module C (which includes the Final Master's Thesis) is presented transversally throughout the course in order to be related to the other subjects.
|A1. Towards a new musical pedagogy|| 4
|A2. Psychoeducational bases of music education|| 4
|B1. Design of programs for music education|| 6
|B2. Assessment in education|| 4
|B3. Integration of the body in the teaching of music|| 4
|B4. New technological resources for music training|| 4
|B5. Analysis of educational institutions and organizations|| 6
|B6. Working groups, community and educational leadership|| 6
|B7. Guidance and tutorial action|| 6
|C1. Innovation, action research and professional development|| 6
|C2. Master's thesis|| 10
Coordination: Dr. Miguel Ángel Cano Fragoso and Enric Aragonès Jové
This Master’s degree has faculty from the Department of Education and Artistic Mediation of the ESMUC and external collaborating faculty.
This master’s degree combines synchronous and asynchronous contact. On the one hand, there are online group lessons through video calls. These take place twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 22:00 to 23:00 (Barcelona time), in addition to 8 tutoring sessions on Wednesdays distributed throughout the course (with a specific calendar) at the same time. In total, 81 hours of synchronous teaching sessions are held.
On the other hand, it includes tutoring, personal and group work and the monitoring of progress in student learning, mostly asynchronously through the Moodle platform.
In total, the 60 ECTS of the master’s degree is equivalent to 1,500 hours of work by the student.
The Master’s in Pedagogy for Musicians can be accessed with at least one of the following requirements: