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MA Popular Music

10 degrees at 10 universities in the UK.

Popular Music (Research, Production or Performance) MA

Popular Music (Research, Production or Performance) MA

This course 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

  • MU802 - Composition Techniques (30 Credits)
  • MU898 - Dissertation (60 Credits)
  • MU806 - Critical and Historical Perspectives on Music (30 Credits)
  • MU897 - Specialist Project (60 Credits)
  • MU624 - Acoustics (15 Credits)
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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)

Modules

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

Modules

Music (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: £6,780 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,390 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £36 credit (UK/EU)

Modules

Musical Direction and Coaching MA/ProfDip

Musical Direction and Coaching MA/ProfDip

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

Jazz MA

Jazz MA

This programme offers advanced principal study tuition from professional musicians. It offers advanced tuition in music preparation, including composition and arrangement; specialist listening and analysis...Read more
(2.7)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £7,662 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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, songwriting and composition...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part 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
(5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,280 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Musical Composition MA by Research

Musical Composition MA by Research

In this MA by Research programme you can create works which use electroacoustics and computer technology, traditional (and not so traditional) instrumental and vocal composition, or which combine these aspects. ...Read more
  • 1 year Distance without attendance degree
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,260 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,130 per year (UK/EU)
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