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Music of Specific Kinds and Cultures

Postgraduate Music of Specific Kinds and Cultures

88 degrees at 20 universities in the UK.

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Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular) Mmus

Performance (Classical, Jazz & Popular) Mmus

OverviewThe MMus Performance course focuses on developing your musical performance in classical, jazz and popular styles at an advanced level. As a performer, you will benefit from one-to-one tuition...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)

Modules

  • Research Informed Practice- Core
  • Masters Project- Core
  • Performance Portfolio- Core
  • Ensemble and Musical Direction Skills- Core
  • PG Research Methods- Core
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MA Music (Popular Music Research)

MA Music (Popular Music Research)

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
(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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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)

Popular Music MA

Popular Music MA

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. Course overview This is a...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,075 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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MMus Popular Music

MMus Popular Music

This MMus builds on our international reputation in the popular music field, as seen in the success of our BMus graduates. The programme offers you the opportunity to reflect critically upon your own...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,870 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £5,435 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)

MA Music: Global Popular Musics pathway

MA Music: Global Popular Musics pathway

This programme builds on one of the department’s newest areas for research and teaching.It focuses on popular music in global, diasporic, transnational, and linguistically diverse forms, reflecting emerging...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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MA Musical Direction

MA Musical Direction

This is intensive professional training for highly skilled musicians embarking on a career as a musical director. Mountview is one of the UK’s leading musical theatre trainers and the ideal springboard...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,485 per year (UK/EU)

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MA in Music (by Research): Opera Studies

MA in Music (by Research): Opera Studies

The MA by Research: Opera Studies is intended for individuals with a strong interest in opera as it is practised today and who wish to pursue individual research projects on the institutions, staging or theory of opera. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,250 per year (UK/EU)

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Popular Music Practice PhD

Popular Music Practice PhD

Are you interested in researching and interrogating the languages and performance styles of popular music?Studying for a Popular Music Practice PhD, you’ll produce a portfolio of original music in the...Read more
(3.4)
  • 4 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Musical Composition PhD

Musical Composition PhD

Research profileComposition allows students to explore their creative language and horizons in relationship to contemporary compositional styles and challenges. Each students creative work is developed...Read more
(4)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 6 years Part time degree

Musical Leadership MA

Musical Leadership MA

Your practice as an ensemble leader is placed at the centre of this course. By studying a variety of key concepts relating to leadership, ensemble interaction, and musical development, you will reflect...Read more
(4.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,250 per year (UK/EU)

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European Chamber Music Master (ECMAster)

European Chamber Music Master (ECMAster)

The European Chamber Music Master (ECMAster) is a new highly prestigious two-year joint programme developed by the European Chamber Music Academy with assistance from Erasmus + The ECMAster provides established...Read more
(4)
  • 2 years Full time degree

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Jazz - MMus / PgCert / PgDip

Jazz - MMus / PgCert / PgDip

The recent launch of our Eastside Jazz Club has helped consolidate the integral role that Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has to play in the city. While Birmingham’s thriving jazz scene has been established...Read more
(3.8)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £11,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 30 months Full time degree: £12,100 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £7,400 per year (UK/EU)

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Master of Arts (Musical Direction & Coaching)

Master of Arts (Musical Direction & Coaching)

CLASSES Below you will find a list of the types of classes and modules that have been on offer at the Academy. DEPARTMENT CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES Singing You will have a 60-minute individual singing...Read more
(3)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £12,550 per year (UK/EU)

MA Advanced Opera Performance

MA Advanced Opera Performance

Course Overview This programme provides extensive training relevant to the requirements and demands of professional opera companies, addressing important employability issues that will become increasingly...Read more
(2.3)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £13,390 per year (UK/EU)

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MA in Opera Making & Writing

MA in Opera Making & Writing

This Masters programme allows composers and writers to focus on how new opera is created, developed and performed. Part of an exciting partnership between Guildhall School and the Royal Opera House, the...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,050 per year (UK/EU)

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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)

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Artist Diploma in Opera

Artist Diploma in Opera

The Artist Diploma (ArtDip) in Opera is designed for students with the potential to become professional opera singers. The programme is rich in individual and class provision as well as performance opportunities. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £14,100 per year (UK/EU)

Opera

Opera

Introduction The department is a relatively small one, with 20-25 students over the two-year course, so all students receive a great deal of individual attention. The RCS vocal staff is made up of experienced...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £14,316 per year (UK/EU)

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