University of Leeds
This programme focuses on the technical, creative, historical, critical and performative aspects of electronic and computer music. You�ll engage with current thinking and practice in areas such as interactivity, audiovisual applications, computer vision, sound spatialisation, algorithmic composition, electronic music, signal processing and sound synthesis. You�ll also learn to place these developments within the aesthetic, cultural and historical context of electronic music and music technology.
A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in any subject. Relevant professional experience may also be considered, and we encourage applications from people with backgrounds in technology, maths, science or computing as well as music. You�ll also need to be able to demonstrate understanding of basic computer programming concepts and digital audio theory, and will need an understanding of music theory for some of the optional modules. IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.
Modules include: Professional studies; computer music practice; computer music contexts; computer music project. optional modules include: applied performance studies; composition studies; short dissertation; individual project; case studies in applied psychology of music; instrumental or vocal recital; concerto/song cycle/extended work; editing and archival studies; issues in critical musicology; aesthetic theory.
Assessment will use different methods, allowing you to build a variety of skills. These will include the skills required for practical project work during the programme as well as essays, presentations, and a bibliography project. Optional modules may use different methods such as performances, or a composition portfolio.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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