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The Department offers a dynamic mixture of traditional and innovative courses for musicians interested in advanced study of musicology, music technologies, and composition. Music is closely affiliated with the College-wide research themes of Creative Arts Practice, Creative Technologies, Manuscript, Book, and Print Cultures, the Trinity Long Room Hub (the Arts and Humanities Research Institute of Trinity College). The department houses an archive of historical recordings and hosts a Music Composition Centre. It collaborates with the Lir (National Academy of Dramatic Art) as well as Trinity’s Arts Technology Research Labratory. Music is the only academic department still situated in Front Square, at the heart of college life in Dublin.

The Constantia Maxwell Bursary for Postgraduate Taught Courses
The School of Creative Arts is pleased to announce that we will be awarding one €5,000 bursary to the top ranked applicant to our MPhil in Film Studies: Theory, History, Practice, the MPhil in Theatre and Performance and the MPhil in Music Composition. Applicants will be ranked on the basis of previous academic qualifications, the quality of their supporting application, their letters of reference, and their potential for higher level research.
Existing applicants should indicate to the MPhil co-ordinator whether they would like to be considered for this bursary.
All applications for these courses and this bursary must be received by 30th June annually.
For further details, please contact the your course director Dr. Evangelia Rigaki to express your interest in applying for this bursary.