Taught course

Sonic Arts

Institution
University of Aberdeen · School of Language and Literature
Qualifications
MMus

Entry requirements

Candidates must normally possess a good second-class Honours degree (or its equivalent) in a subject of relevance to Sonic Arts (such as Music, Computer Science, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Theatre Studies, Performance, Film) or at a level deemed equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Emphasising both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in sonic arts and sound technology, the Masters Degree programme in Sonic Arts is designed to expose students to the widest range of employment opportunities and advancement to related academic and research fields. It is intended for students coming from diverse backgrounds in one or more of the following: music, computing science, informatics, visual art, performance, theatre, media studies and film.

The MMus in Sonic Arts prepares students for careers in creative industries and artistic, commercial and academic research where creative approaches to sound are in demand. The programme offers not only a comprehensive overview of sonic arts from historical and theoretical viewpoints, but also hands-on, practical and skills-based core courses that can help students design and realise original sound projects throughout the programme and build a strong portfolio as a sound artist.

Qualification and course duration

MMus

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School Administrator
Email
study@abdn.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)1224 272625