The Experimental Sound Practice course at University College Cork welcomes students from a remarkably broad range of backgrounds, and creative work produced for it can be extremely diverse.
You are encouraged to experiment with a huge range of possibilities. Staff have specialisms in concert music; dance music; experimental music and art; video art with sound; improvisation; sound Art; field recording. Basic working knowledge of music technology is expected; a basic ability to read music and notation is desirable.It includes studies in technique; repertoire; artistic ideas; working with instruments and performers; audio/video technology and practical issues in bringing your creative work to performance.
- Expanded Instrument Systems
- Digital Music and Media Composition
- Composing in Real Time
- Sound Art
- Composing with Field Recordings
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesElectronics & Embedded Technology Music View 29 other Masters in Music in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- In order to be permitted to proceed to the MA in Experimental Sound Practice, a candidate must hold an Honours Bachelor's degree, with a grade of Second Class Honours, Grade II or higher, and demonstrate experience in the creation of music or other sonic art.
- Applicants with an appropriate professional equivalent (e.g. professional musician or other artist of high standing, etc.) will also be considered. Final acceptance is subject to approval by the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, UCC.
- All applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of sound-based creative work in whatever form is suitable
International16400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16400 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA6130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6130 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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