Kingston University

Kingston University

Music and the Creative Economy

The course will help improve and expand your technical music skills, while teaching you the business know-how to get your ideas off the ground. This MA is suitable for graduates and for industry professionals alike. It is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree or above in a relevant area; 2 years' work experience in the creative industries; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English are expected to have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Design thinking and entrepreneurship in practice; managing creativity and innovation; leadership in the creative economy; contemporary issues in the creative economy; colloquia; psychology of musical learning; comparative international music education; music education in the UK; popular music composition; recording techniques; advanced production of popular music; sound design; marketing of popular music; personal research project.

Assessment methods

Assessments include essays, case studies, reports and presentations, plus the final personal research project (approximately 15,000 words).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

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