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MA Music of Specific Kinds and Cultures

16 degrees at 11 universities in the UK.

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
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

  • Research Methods (PA7001)- Core
  • The Mechanics of Music (PA7022)- Core
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Music: Global Popular Musics pathway MA

Music: Global Popular Musics pathway MA

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
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,625 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music (Popular Music Research) MA

Music (Popular Music Research) MA

The MA in 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
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,990 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,495 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

MA in Music (Composition / Ensemble / Jazz / Music Performance / Performer-Composer)

MA in Music (Composition / Ensemble / Jazz / Music Performance / Performer-Composer)

Introduction Explore and enhance your creative and entrepreneurial skills as performers and/or composers through a range of practical and research modules in the MA programme. The Master of Arts (MA)...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £13,150 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £6,450 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Traditional and World Music (Distance Learning) MA

Traditional and World Music (Distance Learning) MA

Course description This distance learning course combines annual residential weeks in Sheffield with longer periods of internet-supported study which means students can be anywhere in the world. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: £3,750 per year (UK/EU)

Popular Music and Culture MA

Popular Music and Culture MA

On this course, you will be a part of a lively popular-music research community that embraces everything from metal music to film scores and work alongside performers, composers and studio producers. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Musical Direction and Coaching MA

Musical Direction and Coaching MA

This programme is structured according to your individual needs and experience, and operates in tandem with the Musical Theatre programme. Students can also exit with PGCert award. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £13,750 per year (UK/EU)

Jazz MA

Jazz MA

Key Features Advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians Advanced tuition in music preparation, including composition and arrangement Specialist listening and analysis classes, including...Read more
(2.7)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £10,216 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Opera Making and Writing MA

Opera Making and Writing MA

This course allows composers and writers to focus on how new opera is created, developed and performed. The programme is coordinated in close collaboration with the School’s award-winning Opera Department,...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree

Modules

Jazz MA

Jazz MA

This programme is designed for students interested in furthering their development in jazz at postgraduate level. It offers 90 minutes of one-to-one lessons each week on your principal study instrument...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,844 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Popular Music Practice MA

Popular Music Practice MA

The innovative MA Popular Music Practice provides fantastic opportunities for you to explore your own specialism within popular music in line with your personal career aspirations. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,495 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree: £5,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Advanced Opera Performance MA

Advanced Opera Performance MA

This programme provides extensive training relevant to the requirements and demands of professional opera companies, addressing important employability issues that will become increasingly significant...Read more
(2.7)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £19,990 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Opera MA

Opera MA

The RCS MMus Opera course has, over the last twenty years, established an enviable record in training and preparing singers for a career, and continues to serve as an effective platform to launch young...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £13,095 per year (UK/EU)

Opera Directing MA

Opera Directing MA

Key Features Fully mentored programme, tailored to everyone’s specific skills and experience Training in acting methodologies, rehearsal techniques, principal singing languages and movement Exploration...Read more
(2.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £10,481 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Scottish Music MA

Scottish Music MA

In this programme, you will begin your studies with the core of your musical personality – the skills, understandings and attitudes that define you as a traditional musician or piper – already established;...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,844 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Chamber Music MA

Chamber Music MA

This programme is the perfect fit for advanced performers wishing to immerse themselves in the world of chamber music. It is designed primarily for existing chamber ensembles who wish to further their...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,844 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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