Ethnomusicology explores the connections between music and human culture.

You can study musics ranging from Māori waiata and Aotearoa hip hop to the music of Bollywood and global reggae.

Ethnomusicology and your career

Ethnomusicology could be useful for a career in teaching, broadcasting, journalism and cultural programmes.

Study options in Ethnomusicology

Ethnomusicology is available for undergraduate programmes, and is taught by Anthropology in the School of Social Sciences.

Postgraduate study opportunities are available in Anthropology. The holdings of the University's Archive of Māori and Pacific Music are unsurpassed and provide a valuable resource for students of Pacific music.

Want to talk to someone about studying Ethnomusicology? Contact an adviser