12 months
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15360 GBP/year
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About

The Sonic Arts programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, is an opportunity to explore a wide range of creative approaches to studio-based music, including fixed-media composition, improvisation systems, sound art installation and composition for video/film.

Overview

Key facts:

  • You have full access to the Electronic Music Studios, which offers advanced facilities for electro-acoustic composition, multi-channel work and live/interactive performance.
  • The Sonic Arts programme is offered at the Goldsmiths, University of London
  • You develop a rigorous conceptual framework for your creative practice, and engage critically with contemporary ideas and debates in sound art and computer music. As part of your studies you may choose from a range of options that encompass interactive/generative music, film music and film-making. Studio composers taking this pathway may elect to take options in notation-based composition, providing they have the requisite prior experience. Collaborative and interdisciplinary projects, in conjunction with other academic departments and/or external organisations, are also facilitated and encouraged.
  • The pathway is particularly useful for students wishing to pursue studio and computer-based research or professionals seeking to develop their expertise in technology-based creative practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studio Practice
  • Sound Agendas
  • Audiovisual Composition
  • Composition and Moving Image Media
  • Compositional Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in Music or a relevant/related subject. Your qualification should comprise a substantial practical/creative element relevant to the selected MMus pathway and option choices. A detailed transcript of your degree is preferred. 
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8370 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National - part-time: £4185

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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