Normally a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in music.
We may consider your application if you have a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a subject related to musical instruments, such as physics, and you have an understanding of music theory.
We may also consider your application if you have another relevant background, for example if you have worked as an instrument maker or repairer; please contact us to check before you apply.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This programme develops skills in the critical study of musical instruments, and familiarises students with the examination of historic instruments, and with the evaluation of documentary information sources and iconography.
You will learn the history and relevant literature of the most important instruments of western art music. You will be able to examine historic instruments, carry out research and draw conclusions about their operation.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international student at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)131 650 4086