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MA Music Studies

74 degrees at 36 universities in the UK.

Music MA

Music MA

This course is for students who have a broad range of musical interests and would prefer not to specialise their studies. It aims to develop a range of musical and critical skills and knowledge; encourage...Read more
(3.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5700 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3135 per year (UK/EU)

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MA in Musical Direction

MA in Musical Direction

This course is an intensive professional training course for highly skilled musicians embarking on a career in musical direction. The course is suited to advanced pianists, accompanists and conductors...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9950 per year (UK/EU)

Music in Development MA

Music in Development MA

This unique programme has been designed for students wishing to combine an interest in music and related cultural performance with advocacy and social development practice. Students will build critical...Read more
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8785 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £2928 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £4393 per year (UK/EU)

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Applied Psychology of Music MA

Applied Psychology of Music MA

If you have a background in music or psychology, this programme will allow you to study existing research and theories in the psychology of music while continuing to follow your own musical interests. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £6750 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6750 per year (UK/EU)

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Music MA

Music MA

In this exciting and challenging music course, students will have the opportunity to follow one of four specialist pathways: Composition (C); Performance (P); Critical Musicology (CM); Interactive Music...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7380 per year (UK/EU)
  • 28 months Part time degree: £7380 per year (UK/EU)

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Music MA/PgDip/PgCert

Music MA/PgDip/PgCert

This course allows you to develop and refine your knowledge and understanding in areas of musicological and/or ethnomusicological study. The programme will equip you with the skills and methodologies...Read more
(4.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5400 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2700 per year (UK/EU)

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Experimental Music MA

Experimental Music MA

This course offers you the opportunity to develop your own programme of study, based around your particular interests in contemporary music-making. This course aims to develop a comprehensive and sophisticated...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3750 per year (UK/EU)

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Music MA

Music MA

This MA is an opportunity to challenge yourself academically and musically, while developing a specialism in a research-led university environment. We place an emphasis on flexibility and student choice...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time day degree

Songwriting (Campus Based) MA

Songwriting (Campus Based) MA

Songwriting remains one of the UK’s biggest exports, with UK music stronger than ever. Popular song is the heart of the industry; global demand for new songs is high. Focusing your portfolio through research...Read more
(2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £7000 per year (UK/EU)

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The Beatles, Popular Music and Society MA

The Beatles, Popular Music and Society MA

This MA will be of interest to those working in the fields of popular music studies, cultural studies, social anthropology, politics, gender studies, and musicology, among others. Such a course is an...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 27 months Part time degree: £2750 per year (UK/EU)

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Music (Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway) MA

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
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7020 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3510 per year (UK/EU)

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Ethnomusicology MA

Ethnomusicology MA

This course provides a rigorous training relevant to a range of professional careers, including further study at doctoral level. Combining academic rigour with a flexible course structure, the MA Ethnomusicology...Read more
(3.9)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £7500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4000 per year (UK/EU)

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Music (Songwriting) MA

Music (Songwriting) MA

This course is intended for students interested in the practice of songwriting and composition, with a focus on practice-based / inquiry-based research, collaboration and the cultural contexts within...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £3400 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £9250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £9250 per year (UK/EU)

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Electronic and Computer Music MA

Electronic and Computer Music MA

This programme focusses the creative, historical, critical, technical, and performative aspects of electronic and computer music, emphasising the many ways in which technology and musical practice influence each other. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £6750 full course fees (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6750 per year (UK/EU)

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Early Music MA/PgDip/PgCert

Early Music MA/PgDip/PgCert

The MA in Early Music allows you to develop and refine knowledge and understanding of music written before around 1750. The programme will equip you with the skills and methodologies to undertake specialist...Read more
(4.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5400 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2700 per year (UK/EU)

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Composition MA

Composition MA

Studying Composition at Bath Spa University will develop your skills as a composer and deepen your understanding of current new music contexts, both artistically and professionally. ...Read more
(2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £7000 per year (UK/EU)

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Music MA

Music MA

The MA Music course is designed to enhance your core research and contextual skills, whilst allowing you the freedom to specialise in a chosen area through specialist pathway modules. ...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £5500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 27 months Part time degree: £2750 per year (UK/EU)

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Music (Critical Musicology pathway) MA

Music (Critical Musicology pathway) MA

The Critical Musicology pathway aims to equip you with core historical and analytical skills as well as the enabling you to operate in a field that is broadly interdisciplinary. At the heart of this pathway...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7020 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3510 per year (UK/EU)

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Music MA

Music MA

This course provides a rigorous training relevant to a range of professional careers, including further study at doctoral level. Students interested in extending their knowledge and develop critical and...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4000 per year (UK/EU)

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Music (Industries) MA

Music (Industries) MA

This course is intended for students with an interest in the businesses, processes and developments that underpin work within the music industries as well as the creative and cultural industries more broadly. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £3400 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £9250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £9250 per year (UK/EU)

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