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MA Music Arrangement

22 degrees at 17 universities in the UK.

Sound Practice and Composition MA

Sound Practice and Composition MA

Who is it for? The programme provides ideal preparation for those wishing to enter the professional world of sound practice and/or proceed to a research degree in a variety of disciplines. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,800 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,900 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

  • Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Process (30 Credits) - Core
  • Contexts of Sound Practice and Composition (30 Credits) - Core
  • Sound Materials and Techniques (30 Credits) - Core
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Songwriting MA

Songwriting MA

Songwriting remains one of the UK’s biggest exports, with UK music stronger than ever. Popular song is the heart of the industry, and global demand for new songs is high. On our MA Songwriting you will...Read more
(3.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,800 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

MA Composing for Film, TV and Games

MA Composing for Film, TV and Games

This 18-month full time MA in Film, TV and Games Composition offers you professional training in writing and producing commercially viable music for the media industries. The MA provides you with the...Read more
(4.2)
  • 18 months Full time degree: £8,700 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 2.5 years Part time degree

Modules

Music Composition MA

Music Composition MA

This Masters course is aimed at both graduates of and practitioners in music production. The programme will allow you to build a strong and increasingly confident practice through awareness and interaction...Read more
(4.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,250 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music (Music Mixed Composition Pathway) MA

Music (Music Mixed Composition Pathway) MA

Music as a creative art form in the 21st century can combine both tradition and innovation, bringing together instruments (some new, some with centuries of history) and the latest in high technology. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,625 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Composition MA

Composition MA

During the Master’s in Composition, you’ll develop your skills as a composer and deepen your understanding of current artistic and professional trends in music. You’ll be supported through weekly seminars,...Read more
(3.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,800 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Musical Composition PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

Musical Composition PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)

The research degree in composition aims to foster your skills as you navigate an exciting new musical world, which combines tradition and innovation, bringing together instruments and the latest in high technology. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Distance without attendance degree: £4,380 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,380 per year (UK/EU)

Music (Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway) MA

Music (Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway) MA

The Electroacoustic Composition/Sonic Art pathway invites you to help map out the next steps in Birmingham’s thirty year history as a world leader in the area of electroacoustic music composition and presentation. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,625 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway MA

Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway MA

This programme combines a solid grounding in the creative history and technique of Western art music with the latest twenty first century compositional techniques. Instruction in practical aspects - for...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,625 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

MA Music (Composition Pathway)

MA Music (Composition Pathway)

Discovering your compositional voice and presenting it with clarity in compelling, innovative music is a lifelong project. Our MA is designed to help you develop the skills to pursue this, whatever your...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,040 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,020 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

MA Songwriting and Production

MA Songwriting and Production

The MA Songwriting and Production course is delivered in the context of a dynamic contemporary music and cultural scene in Wales. Building on the expertise and reputation we have developed in the subject...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

MA Composition of Music for Film and Television

MA Composition of Music for Film and Television

Programme overview This programme provides professional training in composition for screen media. Taught by staff and guest composers from the professional world, you will develop a strong technological...Read more
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,700 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Composition MA

Composition MA

Course description This MA is a dynamic environment for you to explore and develop your own creative voice in contemporary composition, whether your passion is instrumental composition, electronic/electroacoustic...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Performance or Composition MA

Performance or Composition MA

This Master of Arts in Performance (including orchestral or choral conducting) or Composition is the standard postgraduate programme for students who want to focus on performance or composition and build...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £14,050 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £12,050 per year (UK/EU)

MMus/MComp in Composition (Guildhall Artist Masters)

MMus/MComp in Composition (Guildhall Artist Masters)

About the programme Guildhall School offers some of the most stimulating and creative training for composers in the UK. Studying composition at Guildhall Artist Masters level prepares you for professional...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,050 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) MA

Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) MA

OVERVIEW Our MA Music framework provides a broad range of personalised learning experiences underpinned by professionally relevant research and enterprise that is strongly aligned to:Songwriting;Production;Music...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Composing for Film and Television Masters

Composing for Film and Television Masters

Overview The NFTS trains composers in both live and synth/sample-based music for the moving image in a production context closely modelled on industry working practices. Students will compose for a...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: £14,800 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Masters In Songwriting

Masters In Songwriting

The Masters in Songwriting course is a practice-based, industry-led programme, placing your development as a songwriter in a critical and contextual setting. Working in a peer community, with teaching...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,995 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Master of Composition

Master of Composition

The Royal College of Music offers a diverse Masters programme with multiple study routes, which allow students to work towards the qualification most suited to their needs. The Royal College of Music’s...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: £11,350 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Composition MA

Composition MA

Introduction Our context is the contemporary international scene and our composers share some of the best facilities in Europe with their performing contemporaries. Our critically acclaimed annual festival,...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £12,447 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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