University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh


Music at Edinburgh has a long history of excellence in composition. This programme aims to support you in the exploration of your musical horizons, your musical language and your relationship to currents in the wider compositional world. Many contemporary styles are supported through a range of skills-development courses that explore concepts of timbre, structure, digital audio, computer-based composition, instrumental composition, improvisation and studio craft. This programme is delivered by a team of active composers, whose significant reputations as both artists and teachers in the world of composition will prove inspirational and invaluable. You will also have the chance to work with digital designers, sound designers, other musicians and a host of other disciplines taught at Edinburgh College of Art.

Entry requirements

Master of Music - MMus: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on the University of Edinburgh website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See the University of Edinburgh website for detailed programme information.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Music - MMus Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
Master of Music - MMus Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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