University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Composition

Students develop practice-based skills in music and gain a thorough knowledge of contemporary contexts for compositional activity. Applicants develop a composition portfolio, accompanied by critical reflection on the compositional process in the form of a critical commentary.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (eg GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Applicants should also have experience of composing music.

Assessment methods

Composition portfolios, each consisting of 15 minutes of music accompanied by a critical commentary of up to 2,000 words. The PgCert consists of a composition portfolio of 15 minutes of music accompanied by a critical commentary of up to 2,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time £ 2,267 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PgCert Full-time £ 4,833 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgCert Full-time £ 2,267 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
PgCert Part-time £ 756 per Credit module (home fees) 24 months
PgCert Part-time £ 756 per Credit module (EU fees) 24 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,533 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 9,667 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
PgDip Full-time £ 4,533 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
PgDip Part-time £ 756 per Credit module (home fees) 24 months
PgDip Part-time £ 756 per Credit module (EU fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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