Taught course

MA Sound and Music Performance

University of East London · School of Arts and Digital Industries - ADI

Entry requirements

From Degree

  • 2:1 First degree or equivalent professional practice and experience in discipline relevant to field of study (i.e. Music Performance, Production, sound and music for media, games, theatre)

Months of entry


Course content

You can apply for this course as an MFA or MA. The MFA takes one extra year and you can apply by choosing the MFA option when you click 'apply'.

The MA / MFA Sound and Music suite will provide a significant opportunity to extend your skill base through applied practice and research in professional contexts. You will develop projects in your area of specialism (e.g. performance, production, sound and music for media, games or theatre), and capitalise on our expertise in interdisciplinary working to develop collaborative projects alongside other practitioners and researchers studying acting, drama, performing arts, dance, multi-media, film, animation and architecture, modelling professional practice and modes of collaboration by operating as creative and collaborative innovators.

Programme-specific skills and professional contexts will include: Sound and Music Performance, Sound and Music Design and Production, Sound and Music for Games, Sound and Music for Theatre, Sound and Music for Games. Students will be able to choose a programme title, relative to the specialism of their Final Project, Research Praxis and Meta-Praxis modules:

  • MA / MFA Sound and Music Performance
  • MA / MFA Sound and Music Production
  • MA / MFA Sound and Music for Media
  • MA / MFA Sound and Music for Games
  • MA / MFA Sound and Music for Theatre

Information for international students

Overall Academic IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

If you do not meet the academic English language requirements for your course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a pre-sessional English programme. The length of the course will depend on your current level of English and the requirements for your degree programme. We offer a 5-week and an 11-week pre-sessional course.

Fees and funding

UK students
9,720£ per year
International students
14,700£ per year


Full Time- 9,720£ per year

Part Time- 1,620£ per 30 credit module


Full Time- 14,700£ per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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