Candidates for the MA programme are considered on the combination of all elements of their application, including existing compositions, awareness of musical compositional techniques of the last 50 years, evidence of critical and reflective engagement and academic qualifications.
- Demonstration of readiness for graduate level practice
- Evidence of engagement with critical thinking
Months of entry
The MA Music Composition degree programme offers you the opportunity to investigate the interrelationships between your own practice and questions arising about knowledge in and through art, composition, and dissemination in performance. Aimed at graduates and practitioners in music composition, this MA will allow you to build a strong and increasingly confident practice through awareness and interaction with current contexts of professional practice and research.
Information for international students
International students will need to demonstrate that they have equivalent experience /qualifications as home students (ie same entry criteria as above). If their first language is not English they must show evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (in all areas of the test) or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details