Bangor University

Bangor University

Music

This course allows students to specialise in any 1 of the following areas: historical musicology, editorial musicology, Celtic traditional music, music in Wales, studying film music.

Entry requirements

1st degree at British Bachelor's standard: 2.1 or equivalent; English proficiency (for non-native English or Welsh speakers): IELTS overall result of 6.0 with no individual score lower than 5.5; performers have to audition or, alternatively, submit a recent unedited recorded video performance, featuring contrasting repertoire (25-30 minutes); musicologists and composers may be asked to submit samples of their work.

Course modules

Modules include: historical musicology; editorial musicology; ethnomusicology; Celtic traditional music; music in wales; music and the Christian church; composition; electroacoustic composition; composing film music; studying film music; solo performance; sacred music studies; early music; 20th/21st century music.

Assessment methods

These include: dissertation, composition portfolio, or critical edition (in the area of the principal subject).

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board; some University and school bursaries available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 30 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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