Postgraduate Taught Study
MA in Music
We place an emphasis on flexibility and student choice and have designed our programme to allow you to personalise your course of study. This programme will allow you to explore new musical skills, increase your employability, consolidate areas of expertise, and inform your work through greater understanding of related fields.
You will be encouraged to take part in research events, including seminars and conferences. Our regular series of workshops and masterclasses allow you to work directly with professional composers and performers.
You will have the option to specialise in one of five areas:
Equips aspiring composers with the techniques and practical experience to enable you to pursue your creative goals to a fully professional level with confidence and imagination.
Examines music from an anthropological perspective and allows you to study a wide range of musical traditions in different cultural contexts.
Allows you to develop a solid basis in research techniques and methods, whilst exploring music from historical, analytical, and theoretical perspectives.
For proved performers who are committed to improving their skills as instrumentalists and/or singers, both as soloists and in ensembles.
- Popular Music Studies
A wide-ranging consideration of the interaction of popular music with broad cultural and political contexts.