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Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology)

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12 months
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14500 GBP/year
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About

Become the musician you want to be with a flexible taught MMus Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology) degree offered at The University of Hull.

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Overview

The MMus  Music (Musicology, Composition, Performance, Technology) degree offered at The University of Hull  is sector-leading, allowing unequaled specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology, recording, production, pedagogy, film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis.

This course is aimed at those who have a particular interest in pursuing their study of music to a higher level and equips students with a wide range of transferable skills. Obtaining the MMus opens up career possibilities in music and in many other fields where skills in critical enquiry and a demonstration of advanced aptitude are essential.

This programme provides you with a host of opportunities, such as internships, through this professional partnerships and a range of international visiting speakers including composers, performers, and academics to expose you to key individuals in the field.

What you'll study

You’ll develop skills in your chosen specialism within one or more of the four broad areas of study - musicology, composition, performance and music technology - as well as acquiring a wide range of other transferable skills in critical reasoning and intellectual enquiry.

Future prospects

The aim of studies on the MMus is to link your abilities directly to industry-led areas of music and employment. As such, preparation for employment is both vocationally-orientated and intellectually broadening.

You’ll be able to get involved with a range of music opportunities such as participating in ensembles, running collaborative projects, organising your own projects and preparing performances. These opportunities will develop transferable skills beneficial in a wide range of careers as well as music.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no specific deadlines but we recommend that you apply by 1 August for September course start (or at least 6 weeks before any other start date).

Language

English

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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

You should normally hold an Honours degree in Music (2.1 or above) or international equivalent. In some instances, we may require you to attend an interview.

  • Performance: a video recording of a recent performance containing two contrasting pieces up to 10 minutes duration in total.
  • Composition: a sample of two recent pieces of composition work in either score and/or recorded format up to 10 minutes duration in total.
  • Technology: two pieces of recent work (this could include studio production, sound design, programming, etc.) in an appropriate format totalling 10 minutes duration (or equivalent)
  • Musicology: a sample of written work, including one or two essays totalling approximately 5,000 words.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

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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