◾2.1 honours degree or above (or equivalent) ◾Candidates with an honours degree below 2:1 (or equivalent) may also be considered ◾Exceptionally, candidates without academic qualifications but with relevant experience may be considered on an individual basis
BA (Hons) in Popular Music or Music Business or Applied Musice. BSc (Hons) Audio Engineering
Months of entry
The MMus Music will introduce you to the fundamental principles of either research in popular music or composition for film, TV and media. It provides unique and creative approaches to musicology and composition, valuing intellectual curiosity and musical diversity.
The course will help strengthen your ability to utilise independent learning whilst developing original and creative responses to problems and current complex issues. you will have the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of your chosen pathway in musical study and practice.
- The course offers the option to specialise in either: MMus Music (Popular Musicology) or MMus Music (Composition for Film, TV and Media)
- You will gain the key skills and expertise to enable you to make an effective contribution to the creative industries
Where can I study my course?
PgCert Popular Musicology
Core module: Contemporary Musicology: Issues and Analysis
Option modules: Popular Music: Gender and Sexuality; Popular Music: Power and Politics
PgCert Composition for Film, TV and Media
Core modules: Composition Techniques for Film, TV and Media; Arranging, Orchestration and Film Scoring
PgDip Popular Musicology
Core modules: Contemporary Music Journalism; Research in Context: External Engagement
Option modules: Highland Voices - Music and Song; Film, TV and Media Musicology
PgDip Composition for Film, TV and Media
Core module: Composition in Context: External Engagement
Option modules: Music Business for Film Composers; Film, TV, and Media Musicology; Contemporary Post Production Sound Design
To achieve the award of MMus Music (Popular Musicology) you must complete a dissertation.
For the MMus (Composition for Film, TV and Media) you will complete a major project.
Information for international students
An exciting and diverse student life awaits our international students. Choose to study in one of the larger urban centres of the region, such as Perth, Inverness or Elgin, or in one of the smaller towns or island communities, including the Western and Northern Isles.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- UHI Information Line
- 0845 272 3600