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
This is a modular course leading to the award of MA in Popular Music. The course will be of interest to those concerned with the exploration of all aspects of performance.
This is a...Read more
This programme builds on one of the department’s newest areas for research and teaching. Uniquely, it focuses on popular music in global, diasporic, transnational, and linguistically diverse forms, reflecting...Read more
The MA Music (Popular Music Research) engages with scholarly debates and public controversies around popular music, while examining and developing both traditional and innovative ways of researching popular music. ...Read more
MA in Music (by research): Improvised Music and Jazz
The MA by Research in Improvised Music and Jazz welcomes applicants who wish to pursue a programme of research focussing on the application, or study, of musical processes that prioritise improvisation. ...Read more
This programme is structured according to your individual needs and experience, and operates in tandem with the Musical Theatre programme. This intensive one-year programme leads to MA (Musical Direction and Coaching). ...Read more
Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians
Advanced tuition in music preparation, including composition and arrangement
Specialist listening and analysis classes,...Read more
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
Designed for students interested in furthering their development in jazz at postgraduate level, this specialist pathway is led by internationally renowned jazz saxophonist and composer (and...Read more