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Music (Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway) MA

Music (Electroacoustic composition/sonic art pathway) MA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Music Composition Sound Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

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. A solid grounding in the field, its aesthetics and traditions is augmented by instruction in the latest techniques and technology. Your learning will be enhanced by our extensive facilities, including the Bramall Music Building and the Electroacoustic Music Studios and Birmingham ElectroAcoustic Sound Theatre (BEAST). Your degree will provide excellent preparation for employment and this will be further enhanced by a range of employability support services offered by the University.

Different course options

Full time | Edgbaston Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

These two half-modules present selected topics in advanced electroacoustic composition, including, but not limited to: Advanced recording techniques (studio and field) using conventional and ambisonic techniques; Approaches to multichannel spatialisation; Diffusion techniques and the MiniBEAST and BEAST sound systems; Topics in programming for electroacoustics and digital signal processingl; Live electroacoustic performance; Advanced or non-standard synthesis techniques.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,995

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a good Honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in Music or a related subject with a substantial musical component. Degrees in other subjects will be considered where candidates have significant professional musical experience and relevant qualifications.