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Music Production, Technology, and Innovation

Berklee College of Music

Master
18 months
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42750 USD/year
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About

The Master of Music in Music Production, Technology,  and Innovation program at Berklee College of Music, is a unique project-focused master’s degree program that provides you with a deep knowledge of current practices and innovations in music technology, electronic musicianship, and music production. 

Overview

You will also explore the art and science of musical innovation and case studies of transformative music innovators.

You will apply the principles of innovation to your own advanced music project, which may be a technology-aided composition, a large-scale recording project, and/or live performances that may feature: interactivity; multi-channel audio; digital visual expressions; originally designed instruments and systems; and/or musical applications for web and mobile devices. Other innovations that push the boundaries of music and technology may also be possible for your project.

The goal is to produce a body of work that will prepare you for a career in music technology innovation, composition and production, interactive and mixed media, remixing, electronic musicianship, DJing, software and game development, live performance in solo and ensemble settings, and/or education. Upon completing the Music Production, Technology and Innovation program at Berklee College of Music, you will also be well prepared to adapt to rapid changes and new creative directions in the music industry.

When you complete the Master of Music in Music Production, Technology and Innovation, you will have the ability to:

  • create innovative music using technology;
  • apply technology to the composition of music;
  • analyze the properties of sound;
  • master critical listening and assessment skills;
  • synthesize studio technologies and techniques;
  • master MIDI and audio production technologies and techniques;
  • perform electronic music live;
  • integrate music and audio into software applications and games;
  • generate and manipulate video in relationship to music; and
  • develop audio in the context of software applications (i.e., coding)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hybrid Recording Methods and Strategies
  • Advanced Hybrid Recording Methods and Strategies
  • Nonlinear Structures for Real-Time Media
  • DJing and Turntablism
  • Mobile Music App Writing
  • Applied Analog Synthesis
  • Applied Media Design Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entrance Requirements

We seek open-minded, ambitious musicians who want to leverage technology in pursuit of their artistic vision and career goals.Ideal candidates want to:

  • gain cutting-edge skills in music technology;
  • apply new inspiration and possibilities to their artistic endeavors;
  • implement the principles of innovation to their craft and careers;
  • focus on developing and implementing new and emerging music technologies; and
  • shape the future of music.
Ideal candidates should demonstrate:
  • excellent musicianship;
  • facility with technology;
  • success in both artistic and academic settings;
  • a strong work ethic, including prior accomplishment; and
  • the motivation to make massive progress in one year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42750 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    42750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42750 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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