You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in Music or a relevant/related subject. Your qualification should comprise a substantial practical/creative element relevant to the pathway. A detailed transcript of your degree is preferred.
Months of entry
This MMus, builds on our international reputation in the popular music field, as seen in the success of our BMus graduates including James Blake and Katy B.
The programme offers you the opportunity to reflect critically upon your own creative practice – whether that consists of performance, songwriting, arranging, production, or collaboration – and to integrate theoretical perspectives from contemporary popular music studies.
You’ll also be able to extend your own practice through options in sonic and studio art, advanced music technology, exploration in audiovisual media, and ethnomusicology.
You’ll acquire graduate-level training in creative practice and subject-specific skills that could set you up for a career as a composer-performer or studio practitioner/producer, as well as other employment within the popular music sector.
This programme is distinguished by:
We have an international reputation and proven leadership in the field, evidenced in the success of our BMus Popular Music alumni
The unique combination of theory and practice allows for forward-thinking, innovative practice-as-research through popular music
- Industry links
You can benefit from our proximity to central London, our links with music industry professionals, and our new record label with Matthew Herbert
Fees and funding
Please visit http://www.gold.ac.uk/pg/fees-funding/ for details
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Course Enquiries
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