Taught course

Composition for Film and Television

University of West London · London College of Music

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in music specialising in composition or a degree in another subject plus substantial relevant experience in composition.

In addition to your completed application form and written statement, you will need to provide a portfolio of original works (including film and television work), scores (essential) and recordings (desirable).

You will be invited to attend an interview and will need to provide references.

Months of entry


Course content

You will deepen your creative and technical practice through the study of compositional techniques and studio-based work. Designed for advanced composers, our course provides in-depth specialist training. We will build on your contextual knowledge of the mainstream repertoire and experience of composition and orchestration.

Along with opportunities to extend your technical skills, the course provides practical specialists modules in advanced orchestration, audio and MIDI production, and live recording and conducting sessions. You will graduate with a set of skills and experience that significantly enhance your prospects within the film and television industry.

Alongside practical exploration, the MMus Composition for Film and TV offers the opportunity to broaden your scholarly knowledge in a variety of composition-related subject areas, enabling you to converge your academic research towards a supervised Masters Project.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course information
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