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MusM Composition (Electroacoustic Music and Interactive Media)
In-depth study of cutting-edge compositional techniques, methodologies and associated aesthetics.

MusM Composition (Electroacoustic Music and Interactive Media) / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
Master of Music
Duration
12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject (normally Music, or with music as a substantial component of the programme). In some circumstances (i.e. applicants with a scientific background or experienced professionals in the composition field), we may consider appropriate alternative routes to entry.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please refer to the following School page regarding subject-specific requirements. These are in addition to the basic prerequisites as shown under entry requirements:     

http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/applying/

For references, please email the following link to your referees:

References for master's applications

They will submit your references directly to us and we will add them to your application.

Please use the  Online Application Form   to apply. Once you register, you can search for the course to which you wish to apply and upload the required supporting documents towards the end of this process.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MusM Y Y N N

Course overview

  • You're looking for a course offering an-depth study of cutting-edge compositional techniques, methodologies and associated aesthetics
  • You want to learn in state-of-the-art facilities, including our £2.5 million electroacoustic studio complex
  • You want to pursue a career as a composer working with technology and audio-media, or a PhD in electroacoustic composition

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MusM (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
    International students (per annum): £17,000
  • MusM (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500

Scholarships/sponsorships

Each year, the School offers a number of bursaries set at Home/EU fees level, open to both Home/EU and international students. Details of the funding process can be found on the   School's funding page  where you can also check details of subject specific bursaries.

The Manchester Alumni Scholarship offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a 1st within the last three years and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2017 entry.

See also   the University's postgraduate funding database   for more funding opportunities, including the latest information on the new Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
PG Taught Admissions
Telephone
0161 275 0322
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/music/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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