Our Music and Sonic Media degree offered at University of Sussex reflects current developments within and beyond the concert hall, including music for film, media and interactive arts. You will:
- make sound art
- devise music theatre
- use music technologies
- create film music
- evaluate music and sonic art.
The course is for composers, musicians, sound artists, sound and music practitioners from related fields including theatre, and theorists with interests in music and sound.
You will have built up a substantial portfolio of compositions and creative projects during the course.
Our course emphasises and encourages skills in technology, communication, IT, evaluation, analysis, collaboration and organisation, and enables you to go on to compose, arrange, perform, produce, record and engage in sound design.
With these skills and experiences, our graduates go on to work in an amazing range of careers, such as:
- freelance professional musicians and composers
- work in the arts sector
- in publishing
- arts administration
- producing events
- radio broadcasting
- writing and lecturing.
You also gain the skills to go on to do research, teaching in schools, music journalism, writing music for video games and running your own music production company.
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- Activist Media Practice
- First Person Film (MA)
- Interactive Project Development
- Media Histories and Cultural Change
- Media, Culture and Communication
- Music and the Media of Performance (Practice)
- Music and the Media of Performance (Theory)
- Music Production in Context
- New Moving Screens
- Promotional Culture
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Music Music History View 291 other Masters in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
- Subject-specific requirements
International19300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year for full-time students
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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