Taught course

Electronic Music Composition

University of West London · London College of Music

Entry requirements

You need:

  • an honours degree (2:1 or above) in music, music technology or a related subject
  • advanced musical knowledge (although knowledge of notation and instrumental skills are not required)
  • a portfolio of degree level or professional work
  • a written statement.

We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

Find out more about our processes for recognising previous experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Whether your interests lie in electronic dance music or electro-acoustic music, we will support you in deepening your creative and technical practice.

Composition studies include one-to-one tutorials in an area of electronic music of your choice and the development of a portfolio exploring a range of tasks including sampling and synthesis and audio-visual, binaural and large-scale composition. A module in Game Audio provides experience in interactive composition and sound design for video games using specialist game creation software.

You can choose options from a range of subjects including advanced sequencing, production and mixing, 3-D audio, software design using Max and composition for the moving image, to ensure you graduate with skills and experience that will significantly enhance your prospects.

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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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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