2:1 (Hons) in a relevant subject. We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. Standard English language requirements apply.
Months of entry
The Music MA is a flexible programme designed to cater for those with a wide range of interests and specialisms. It is conceived as a 'next step' after the undergraduate degree, either as a stepping stone to research, as a qualification for teaching in the FE sector or simply to satisfy a thirst for development. There are 12 specialist pathways that you can choose from; each includes a range of core and optional taught modules and you will complete the course with a dissertation, recital or composition portfolio:
- British Music Studies
- Choral Conducting
- Critical Musicology
- Early Music
- Electroacoustic Composition/Sonic Art
- Instrumental/Vocal Composition
- Mixed Composition
- Open, with Performance
- Open, without Performance
- Performance Practice (post-1800)
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Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate enquiry service
- 0121 414 5005