University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Professional Composition and Orchestration

Students will acquire industry-ready professional skills, both creative and technical. The course will sharpen powers of analysis and provide students with a much deeper and richer insight into both their own music and the work of others.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 1st degree and a good, solid knowledge of one computer based DAW like Logic, Cubase, or Digital Performer.

Course modules

Indicative modules: writing in styles; research and critical reflection; writing to a brief; writing to picture; scoring drama. Elective modules: writing for string and woodwind; session preparation; writing for brass, harp and percussion; scoring for orchestra; orchestration in practice; major project; live orchestra sessions.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MFA Distance learning - 1 years

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