University of Hull

University of Hull


This programme offers specialisation and mixing of interests in a wide variety of areas including performance, composition (acoustic, electroacoustic, sonic arts), conducting, music technology (recording, production, pedagogy), film music, aesthetics, philosophy, semiotics, historical and critical musicology, jazz studies, popular music studies, music psychology, theory and analysis.This course is aimed at those who have a particular interest in pursuing their study of music to a higher level and equips students with a wide range of transferable skills.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 minimum) in Music or equivalent in related discipline or appropriate experience in prof environment. Competence in English is required for international students. For example: IELTS with 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

You�ll develop skills in your chosen specialism within 1 or more of the 4 broad areas of study - musicology, composition, performance and music technology - as well as acquiring a wide range of other transferable skills in critical reasoning and intellectual enquiry. Modules include: Music Studies 1 and 2. The central aim of these modules is to explore options within a range of musical manifestations and to demonstrate an understanding through reflective and critically engaged work. Technical Skills 1 and 2. These modules focus on the technical and structural aspects of music, and equip you with the technical skills required to complement your specialist musical study. Contexts of Music. Designed to introduce you to both the range of critical and theoretical approaches to music and how these have been framed in academic terms. Research Methods. You�ll look at the techniques for undertaking postgraduate music research, including the use of IT, principles of descriptive bibliography, the acquisition of bibliographical control, and the methods of source-critical research. Special Study. The Special Study is the culmination of the MMus programme in music, giving you the opportunity to engage in an extended project within your specialist area.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MMus Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MMus Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MMus Full-time £ 5,200 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MMus Part-time £ 2,600 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MMus Part-time £ 2,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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01482 466850