University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Composition

This course gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the creation and presentation of contemporary music. You can specialise in instrumental composition and explore a broad range of compositional approaches and techniques while collaborating with performers. Alternatively, you can specialise in electronic/electroacoustic composition, with the opportunity to explore creative applications of analogue/digital technologies, real-time audio processing techniques, and aesthetics of sonic art. Our course provides you with skills, techniques and experiences that prepare you for doctoral work or employment in the creative arts. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MA: You'll need a 2:1 in music or a combined degree with a substantial music component. Degrees in other related subjects may be acceptable depending on your background. English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment takes a variety of forms such as compositions and essays.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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