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Composition

Birmingham City University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
20300 GBP/year
8500 GBP/year
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About

Study Composition at Birmingham City University. In recent years, Birmingham Conservatoire's Composition department has produced outstanding contemporary artists such as Laura Mvula, Raffertie and Charlotte Bray. Composition is provided by Birmingham City University.

Overview

What's covered in the course?

  • Regular individual tuition in composition from internationally recognised composers.
  • A chance to develop a distinctive compositional voice within the context of a broadly based course, enhancing your employability.
  • The opportunity to participate in a wide variety of creative projects, including interdisciplinary collaborations.
  • Regular forums, seminars and masterclasses with distinguished visiting composers and performers.

Career

Opportunities to have works performed/workshopped by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and other leading professional ensembles and musicians.Frequent chances to have works performed by student performers, including by the Conservatoire’s own Contemporary Music Group (Thallein Ensemble) and other ensembles. 

In PgDip and MMus, a core career development module designed to get you thinking about your future professional plans. 

In PgDip and MMus, the flexibility to choose from a broad menu of Professional Development modules designed to help you work towards achieving your personal career aspirations.

In MMus, a core module designed to develop your skills as a researcher or informed practitioner. In PgCert, the ability to focus wholly on the Principal Study area.

The possibility of transferring between PgCert, PgDip  and/or MMus (as appropriate) once you have begun your studies (but before completion of your original course).Composition is provided by Birmingham City University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principal Study 
  • Career Development 
  • Professional Development Option   
  • MMus Option 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK students should normally hold an honours degree, ideally but not necessarily in Music.
  • Non-UK students should hold a Bachelor's degree or a similar degree-equivalent diploma, ideally but not necessarily in Music.
  • MMus Intensive applicants must be at Level 7 standard in their Principal Study Area and be well-suited to the intensive period of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20300 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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