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
This course is designed for composers aspiring to work in the media industry and wanting to learn more about techniques for composing and producing music for film and TV. Taught by experienced professional...Read more
Our MMus in Music (Composition) is distinctive in its range of musicological, compositional and performance-based elements. You will benefit from the diversity of our research strengths, our many ensemble...Read more
This MMus composition aims to give you advanced knowledge of standard compositional techniques from the sixteenth to twenty-first centuries. In addition to regular lectures and tutorial discussions, you...Read more
This programme offers you the opportunity to investigate the interrelationships between your own practice and questions arising about knowledge in and through art, composition, and dissemination in performance. ...Read more
This course provides a broad-based MMus programme with three pathways: musicology, performance and composition. All three pathways can be used as professional training for themselves, or as preparation for PhD study. ...Read more
This is a specialist course in composing for film and television. You will need to have contextual knowledge of mainstream repertoire and significant experience of composition and orchestration. ...Read more
This is an industry-focused electronic music course, and it assumes you have a level of competence in composition or music sequencing and production. You will study a broad range of electronic music,...Read more
The MMus in Composition fosters their ability to compose and notate music, and to develop their own personal musical language. Students explore a wide range of technical procedures for contemporary composition...Read more
Throughout the year you’ll take a combination of core modules that allow you to develop your skills as a musician and composer. You’ll develop your academic skills, including research and presentation...Read more
Our PhD Music (Composition) programme will see you produce a portfolio of compositions and a written commentary under the supervision of our academics. You will be assigned a research panel consisting...Read more
The Department of Music has a national reputation for excellence in composition. There are many opportunities for students to have their compositions played and recorded by ensembles and orchestras and...Read more
The MPhil is designed for students wishing to attain a thorough grounding in composition at an advanced level, as either a preparation for doctoral research or an autonomous qualification. ...Read more
The Department of Music at the University of York is an acknowledged world-leader in creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music. The Department of Music supports a wide range of research and...Read more
This postgraduate programme provides an ideal bridge to the music profession for advanced students who have already completed a masters degree.
The programme is suitable for advanced postgraduates...Read more
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
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 foundation in the...Read more
In this course, you will study in excellent facilities and join a vibrant community of faculty and research students. Our expert faculty supervise and support you while you complete a portfolio of original...Read more
This course gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the creation and presentation of contemporary music. You can specialise in instrumental composition and explore a broad range...Read more
Writing music for the moving image requires a unique combination of technical and creative skills. You will gain a solid grounding in the theories, techniques and practices essential for contemporary...Read more