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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) MA
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
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
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
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
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