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MA Music Studies

82 degrees at 41 universities in the UK.

The Beatles, Popular Music and Society MA

The Beatles, Popular Music and Society MA

This MA will examine the significance of the music of The Beatles in the construction of identities, audiences, ethnicities and industries, and localities; by doing so it will suggest ways to understand...Read more
(3.3)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £5,200 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 27 months Part time degree: £2,600 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

  • Dissertation
  • Historical and Critical Approaches
  • Texts and Contexts: Understanding Popular Music
  • Topics in History: Liverpool
  • Musicology and the Beatles
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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
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,225 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £3,075 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: £4,613 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music MA

Music MA

This course is suitable for a musician and/or musicologist wishing to further develop their skills and expertise to an enhanced professional level. You will typically have a good honours degree in music...Read more
(3.8)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,380 per year (UK/EU)
  • 28 months Part time degree

Modules

Music MA by Research

Music MA by Research

Our Masters by Research degrees involve undertaking a scheme of study and research, defined in advance (normally by the student), which will normally be (a) a critical evaluation and analysis of a body...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,260 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,130 per year (UK/EU)

Music (Research, Composition or Performance) MA

Music (Research, Composition or Performance) MA

This programme is exciting and innovative, offering you the opportunity to mix with composers, sound designers, film-makers, technologists, ethnomusicologists, theorists, visual artists and curators. ...Read more
(4.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,300 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,650 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Songwriting (Distance Learning) MA

Songwriting (Distance Learning) MA

A pioneering curriculum – the world’s first Songwriting Masters. Prepares you for a range of internationalised, professional futures in music and its wider industries. Taught by professional, published...Read more
(2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,600 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music MA / PgDip / PgCert

Music MA / PgDip / PgCert

The MA Music is a taught postgraduate course for musicians interested in developing their music practice and increasing their profile as professional artists. The MA Music tests ways of taking existing...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,250 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Digital Music and Sound Arts MA

Digital Music and Sound Arts MA

Our Digital Music and Sound Arts MA is aimed at graduate and professional artists who are interested in exploratory, experimental and interdisciplinary approaches to sound, music, AV media, and sound...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,270 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time day degree

Music Composition MA, PgDip, PgCert

Music Composition MA, PgDip, PgCert

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
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Composition MA

Composition MA

This programme provides ideal training for those wishing to enter the professional world of composition and/or proceed to a research degree. The MA Composition develops skills in the broad field of contemporary...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,750 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music MA

Music MA

This course provides a broad range of personalised learning experiences underpinned by professionally relevant research, knowledge exchange and enterprise that are strongly aligned to: Songwriting; Production...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

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
(3.3)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £5,200 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 27 months Part time degree: £2,600 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Songwriting (Campus Based) MA

Songwriting (Campus Based) MA

This course is aimed at unpublished songwriters wishing to develop their craft to professional level, and published songwriters wishing to achieve academic accreditation while exploring their creativity. ...Read more
(2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,600 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Community Music MA

Community Music MA

This course is designed for those students who have a strong sense of themselves as practitioners. The programme is directly linked to our International Centre for Community Music and as such promotes...Read more
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway MA

Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway MA

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
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Music (Songwriting) MA

Music (Songwriting) MA

This course provides a broad range of personalised learning experiences underpinned by professionally relevant research, knowledge exchange and enterprise that are strongly aligned to: Songwriting; Production...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Education and Music MA

Education and Music MA

The MA Education and Music programme is an innovative Masters level education programme, which is designed to enhance the subject knowledge and pedagogical knowledge of practising teachers, educators...Read more
(3.3)
  • 27 months Part time degree: £2,600 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

20th- and 21st-Century Music MA/PgDip/PgCert

20th- and 21st-Century Music MA/PgDip/PgCert

The MA in 20th- and 21st-Century Music allows you to develop and refine knowledge of music of all styles and genres composed since 1900. The programme will equip you with the skills and methodologies...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,600 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

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