Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Experimental Music

This course enables you to develop a comprehensive and sophisticated understanding of a range of practical and theoretical approaches to contemporary musical materials, and of their historical and cultural contexts.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a UK 1st or 2nd class (2.1) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification usually in Music, Music Technology, or a related arts discipline. Other qualifications and relevant professional or practical experience will be assessed on an individual basis. Applicants will be required to attend an interview. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 7 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 64 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 70% (min 60% in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: Locating practice; experimental music techniques; experimental music portfolio; major project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by presentations, written assignments, learning journals, a dissertation (MA) or practice-based project (MMus).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MMus Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MMus Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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