Digital Music and Sound Arts offered by University of Brighton enables students to address new developments in digital music and sound arts and the role of sound in contemporary culture in its widest sense. It is structured around a framework for developing advanced practices relevant to artistic and commercial contexts, and for potential researchers wishing to further their research-based practice.
Through creative practice-based research students will engage with musical composition and sound design productions, as well as focusing on the relationship of sound to other art forms and related media key areas including:
- sound for screen and moving image
- sound arts
- sound and new media.
CareersThe course emphasises the creative exploration of sound in the context of both new creative industries and contemporary arts practices. Students are encouraged to develop a strong portfolio preparing them for professional opportunities as creative specialists or researchers, who can move across different fields of practice and respond to conceptual and technical innovations with imaginative solutions.
- Experimental Sound Practice
- Professional Practice
- Thesis and Writing
- Contemporary Debates in Sound/Music and Sound Arts
- Sound Research Proposal
- Sound Research Project
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.
DisciplinesMusic Sound Engineering View 247 other Masters in Music in United Kingdom
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Normally 2:2 in a related subject. However, given the nature of the course it is anticipated that students from a variety of backgrounds will apply. For example, practitioners without a good first degree but with a substantial professional experience and portfolio will be considered. Applicants with non-relevant academic qualifications may be assessed for accreditation prior learning (APL) equivalence on the basis of appropriate professional or work-related experience.
International15462 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15462 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8856 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8856 GBP per year during 12 months.
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