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MA Music Studies

86 degrees at 43 universities in the UK.

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

  • Practice, Reflection, Dissemination
  • Creativity & Knowledge
  • Masters Independent Project
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Music MA

Music MA

This course aims to develop a range of musical and critical skills and knowledge; encourage initiative, creativity, critical evaluation and independence of thought; develop a systematic understanding...Read more
(3.6)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,800 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £30,190 per year (UK/EU)

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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)

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

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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

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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

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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)

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

Composition MA

Composition MA

Develop your unique compositional voice through working with experienced composers and creative practitioners. Hear your music played by professional musicians and fellow students. ...Read more
(2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 18 months Part time degree

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
(4.2)
  • 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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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)

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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

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

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

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

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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)

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

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 (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

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