Taught course

Music

Institution
University of Salford · School of Media, Music and Performance
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A good honours degree preferably in Music or a related subject and/or evidence of industry/professional practice experience. Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)- The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) process could help you to make your work and life experience count. The APL process can be used for entry onto courses or to give you exemptions from parts of your course. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Composition (C) - Performance (P) - Critical Musicology (CM) - Interactive Music and Advanced Studio Production (IMASP)

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Music at Salford:

  • Taught by professional practitioners at all stages of your study
  • Compete for a variety of prizes including the Kirklees Composition Competition
  • Gain a breadth of professional musical experience.

Course Summary

On this exciting and challenging music course, you will have the opportunity to follow one of four specialist pathways:

  • Composition (C)
  • Performance (P)
  • Critical Musicology (CM)
  • Interactive Music and Advanced Studio Production (IMASP).

If you are keen to broaden your musical knowledge, you can also combine your specialist pathway with other pathways.

Our postgraduate degrees in music stand apart from similar courses due to the breadth of musical genres that they will expose you to. From rock and pop, to classical, jazz, electronic and other world styles, each genre is given equal precedence, and you will have a great opportunity to learn from each tradition.

During your time with us, you will also have the opportunity to collaborate on projects with other students and you will learn from academics who are all practicing professional musicians at national and international levels.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band) as proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Full-time £7,885

Full-time International £10,280

Fees 2015-16

Full-time £6,000

Part-time £1,000 per 30 credits

Full-time International £11,310

Additional Costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 295 4545
Fax
+44 (0) 161 295 4646