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.
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.
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- Music Studies
- Technical Skills
- Contexts of Music
- Research Methods
- Special Study
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
You can apply for a postgraduate course at any time. There are no specific deadlines but you need to take into account the start date of your course.
DisciplinesMusic Music History Theatre & Dance View 196 other Masters in Theatre & Dance in United Kingdom
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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.
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International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA7700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Hull
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.