Music, M.A. | University of the West of Scotland | Ayr, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The MA Music framework provides a broad range of personalised learning experiences underpinned by professionally relevant research and enterprise that is strongly aligned to: Songwriting, Production and Music industries at University of the West of Scotland.

Overview

The Music master's from University of the West of Scotland, will deepen your expertise in the authorship, production and distribution of popular music. 

Features

The following pathways exist:
  • MA Music (Songwriting) – aimed at those interested in the practice of song-writing and composition, with a focus on practice-based/inquiry-based research, collaboration and the cultural contexts within which songwriters work.
  • MA Music (Sound Production) – aimed at those with an interest in the technical and artistic aspects of music/audio production, with a focus on practice-based/inquiry-based research.
  • MA Music (Industries) – aimed at those with an interest in the businesses, processes and developments that underpin work within the music industries as well as the broader creative and cultural industries.
  • MA Music – this bespoke degree is intended for students who have a broad interest in the creative, technical and industrial elements of music.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Analysing Creativity 
  • Professional Music Brief 
  • Creative Industries: Professional Practice 
  • Songwriting Workshop
  • Research: Critical Development 
  • Soundscapes 
  • Research: Critical Development 
  • Global Music Industries 
  • Creative Research 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry to the MA is open to those with an Honours degree (minimum lower second - 2:2) or equivalent.
  • Applicants may gain entry to the course where significant professional or other experience is demonstrated and deemed appropriate to the level of study.
  • Entry is subject to interview and presentation of a satisfactory professional portfolio only.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£  

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.

Our partners

Music
-
University of the West of Scotland
Music
-
University of the West of Scotland

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!