Goal of the Programme.

The Master of Music Education Programme prepares music educators for teaching, leadership, managerial and planning roles in the music sector. The Programme incorporates both theory and practice with relevant technology. Graduates from this Programme are expected to work as music educators in secondary schools and tertiary institutions; be directors of music in institutions such as schools, departments of music and departments of culture, be performers of music in the industry. They are expected to conduct research in music education.


Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Music with Second Class Honours (Upper Division);


Second Class Honours (Lower Division) with two years of relevant research, professional or teaching experience;


Bachelor of Education (Arts) with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) with Music as a teaching subject and a minimum of Grade C in composition courses;


Bachelor of Arts (Music minor) with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) and a minimum of Grade C in composition Courses, with evidence of a minimum of two years relevant experience and a portfolio of compositions.


Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Education (Arts) with Music as a Teaching Subject in Music, or Bachelor of Education (Arts) Second Class Honors (Upper Division);


Lower Division with 2 years of relevant work experience after graduation.



  1. Music Education
  2. Musicology
  3. Music Composition
  4. Church Music

Expected Learning Outcomes

By the end of the Programme, music graduates are expected to:

  1. Apply advanced knowledge and skills in music education and research.
  2. Demonstrate acquired experiences and knowledge in music education and development projects.
  3. Apply technological advancements and innovations in music education.
  4. Demonstrate competencies in planning and developing Programmes, making policies and administrative structures that would make them engage and deal with the challenges and issues in music education;

Other Details

Campus: Main Campus
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