First- or upper second-class degree or equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in music or a cognate discipline
Months of entry
This research-intensive programme offers a comprehensive range of options and features three pathways – Musicology (including critical theory, history and analysis), Composition, and Performance – leading to a final project, which may be a dissertation, recital or portfolio. Each pathway offers skills training, orientation modules and individually taught work. The MMus is normally the next step after either a BA or BMus in music.
Composition compulsory modules: Analytical Techniques; Composition Portfolio; Composition Seminar
Musicology compulsory modules: Analytical Techniques; Critical Practice in Musicology; Research Skills 1 and 2; dissertation
Performance compulsory modules: Elements of Musical Performance; Performance Teaching Seminar; Professional Recitals 1 and 2
For performers or musicologists wanting to study music from before 1800 in a broad cultural context, we offer the MA Medieval and Renaissance Culture and the MA Eighteenth Century Studies.
Information for international students
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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