University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Music Technology

This course provides a new learning opportunity for those wishing to develop highly-focused skills in 'creative computing', and the design and application of digital music systems and software to create digital music content or musical based artefacts; it is project based, allowing learners to define the work and themes that they want to focus on, whilst the course provides expertise and support to develop professional practice; students also be given the opportunity to engage in realworld, client-based research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject including music, music technology, audio, creative computing, multimedia, computing or physics, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. An online portfolio submission may be required as part of the selection process. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Professional, academic and research development; project context and definition; project design and development; project evaluation and resolution.

Assessment methods

Teaching and Assessment:

The course is research based, focusing on your own chosen project. Taught units are limited to the first semester, although there is ample opportunity for contact with the staff through regular tutorials and workshops.

How are you assessed?

Assessment is solely based on your research-based project - its proposal, the artefact itself and your evaluation and technical report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,070 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Team - Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2421