University of Kent

University of Kent

Music (Research, Composition or Performance)

This course explores creative, cultural and theoretical aspects of music and its related technologies and also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with practitioners from other arts subjects.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 UK Bachelor�s degree in music or equivalent, candidates with lower overall grades but high marks in areas relevant to their specialist project will also be considered; or comparable professional experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Research, composition and performance; musicological/ethnomusicological study; popular and world music; critical and historical perspectives on music; composition portfolio; composition techniques; recital; ensemble performance; technology in performance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a range of coursework, including individual projects, skills-based tasks, seminar presentations and written work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4AG South East

Key information

School of Music and Fine Art
Telephone number: 
01634 202966