City, University of London

City, University of London


This course gives students the chance to engage with a wide range of musical repertoires including Western art and popular musics, world musics, contemporary music and electronic music; it encourages students to develop both critical and creative approaches to musical practice and study; they have the opportunity to consider current issues and debates in contemporary musicology, and also explore the complex interrelationships between music and other subjects, and between theory and creative practice, while being trained in fundamental research skills which they may also use in later doctoral study.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in music is preferable, however, applicants who have an advanced level in performance or composition may also be considered for those pathways.

Sponsorship information

The Centre for Music Studies offers the Robert Anderson Scholarship every year, which provides a full-fee waiver at UK/EU rates for a student on one of our MA pathways; additionally, for 2011-12, we are offering a further three full-fee waivers to students showing exceptional promise, and who are accepted onto the course; international students are eligible to apply for these bursaries, and if successful will have the equivalent UK/EU fee amount deducted from the international fee; in order to be considered for one of these bursaries your application must include:a CV indicating your studies and achievements to date and a statement indicating why the applicants feels they are particularly deserving of such an award.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7040 5060