Master of Arts in Carnatic Music

Master of Arts in Carnatic Music provides a comprehensive and incremental approach to the theoretical language of music, supported by finer nuance to practical performance. Theoretical musical knowledge enhances and supports the student’s practical studies. At the end of this program, students will be well equipped in all aspects that are important in the study of Carnatic Music to take on higher educational and creative opportunities.

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Requirements :

Duration: Two-year program (2 semesters per year)
Required Units: Total of 30 credit units.
Required Courses: 10 mandatory courses.
This program does not require internship or externship.

General Admission Requirements:

Program Curriculum:

Core Courses (Seven):​

EVALUATION

The evaluation has the following components- Final exams, Mid-term exams, Assignments, a Thesis and an Oral Defense. Students will be awarded a degree in Master of Arts in Carnatic Music, on their successful completion of all the required courses, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher based on the evaluation weightages across the various methods/metrics.

Tuition Fees :

Estimated Program Costs: $9,900.00 including Tuition ($9,000.00), Application Fee, Books, Registration Fees, etc.

Apply Process :

Contact our Admissions Team: admissions@uofsa.edu

Carnatic Music Faculty

R.S. Jayalakshmi, PhD

Chair, Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Seshulatha Kosuru, PhD

Professor, Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Padma Sugavanam, PhD

Professor, Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Shyamala Vinod, PhD

Professor, Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Mala Swamy, PhD

Professor, Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Sriram Parasuram, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

T.K. Saroja, PhD

Department of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Dr. Shobana Swaminathan, Ph.D

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Manjunath, Ph.D

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Carnatic Music

Carnatic Music Faculty

Neeta Chandrasekhar, Ph.D

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Carnatic Music

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