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Electronic Music Composition MMus

Electronic Music Composition MMus

Overview The London College of Music (LCM) is known in the UK and abroad as a leader in music technology studies and, in particular, popular electronic music composition. This course will be of special...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,250 per year (UK/EU)

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  • Game Audio- Core
  • Electronic Music Composition 1- Core
  • Dissertation- Core
  • Electronic Music Composition 2- Core
  • PG Research Methods- Core
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Critical and Experimental Composition MMus

Critical and Experimental Composition MMus

Overview This course gives you opportunities to develop your compositional creativity and technical fluency to an advanced level under the guidance of our expert staff, all experienced and active composers. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £9,250 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)

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MMus Composition

MMus Composition

The MMus Composition fosters your ability to compose and notate music, and to develop your own personal musical language. You explore a wide range of technical procedures for contemporary composition...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,370 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,185 per year (UK/EU)

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Composing for Film and Television MMus

Composing for Film and Television MMus

Why choose this course? This Composing for Film and Television course is designed for composers aspiring to work in the media industry and wanting to learn more about techniques for composing and producing...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,685 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,227 per year (UK/EU)

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Composition and Sonic Art MMus

Composition and Sonic Art MMus

About This Course The MMus in Composition and Sonic Art allows you to develop your skills and understanding of contemporary practices in music composition and sonic art. The programme will equip you...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

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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
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,790 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,895 per year (UK/EU)

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Music (Composition) (MMus)

Music (Composition) (MMus)

The MMus Music Composition programme gives you the opportunity to specialise in various elements of musical composition. On this course, you’ll learn about current trends in composition and explore major...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)

MA Music: Mixed Composition pathway

MA Music: Mixed Composition pathway

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: £9,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,750 per year (UK/EU)

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Composition MMus

Composition MMus

Overview Concert Music aims to develop an advanced knowledge of compositional techniques from the 16th to 20th/21st century. Informed by current ideas on the academic study and practical application of...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,250 per year (UK/EU)

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Composition MRes

Composition MRes

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
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,790 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,895 per year (UK/EU)

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MA Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway

MA Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway

Find your own voice and individual path through the myriad of possibilities open to you on the Instrumental/Vocal Composition MA programme at Birmingham. This programme combines a solid grounding in...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,750 per year (UK/EU)

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Composition for Film and Television MMus

Composition for Film and Television MMus

Overview If you have ever dreamed of scoring music for film and TV, this composition course will give you the expertise and confidence to achieve your goal. It is one of the longest-established qualifications...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,250 per year (UK/EU)

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

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

Our 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)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

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

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

Our 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: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

MA Music: Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway

MA Music: Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway

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: £9,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,750 per year (UK/EU)

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MMus in Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology)

MMus in Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology)

About the course Become the musician you want to be with a flexible taught-Masters degree at Hull. The MMus programme is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,850 per year (UK/EU)

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PhD Music (Electroacoustic Composition)

PhD Music (Electroacoustic Composition)

Programme description Our PhD Music (Electroacoustic Composition) programme will see you produce a portfolio of electroacoustic works and a written commentary under the supervision of our academics. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Music Composition PhD

Music Composition PhD

Research overview A superb opportunity to develop your own portfolio of compositions in a professional and supportive environment. We welcome a broad range of styles and approaches. ...Read more
(3.7)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4,496 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree

Music (Composition) MSt

Music (Composition) MSt

About the course The MSt can serve both as a self-contained course for students wishing to pursue more advanced studies in composition for one year or as an excellent preparation for doctoral research. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 9 months Full time degree: £12,070 overall cost (UK/EU)

MPhil in Composition (Acoustic and Electroacoustic)

MPhil in Composition (Acoustic and Electroacoustic)

Composers work independently, under the guidance of an academic supervisor. There are currently seven members of staff at York supervising composition. There are weekly CMRC seminars (Tuesdays 4. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £2,250 per year (UK/EU)

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