University of Sheffield
This course offers an ideal opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the creation and presentation of contemporary music. You can choose to specialise in instrumental composition and explore a broad range of compositional approaches and techniques while collaborating with performers. Alternatively, you may specialise in electronic/electroacoustic composition which includes the opportunity to explore creative applications of analogue/digital technologies, real-time audio processing techniques, and aesthetics of sonic art.
MA: A 2.1 in music or a combined degree with a substantial music component. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: creative portfolio; composition dissertation; collaborative project; research techniques, critique of research. Optional modules: creative foundation; composition techniques.
Students are assessed on coursework, dissertation and a portfolio of original compositions.
University and faculty funding is available each year. The closing date for applications is mid-January. The department has a small number of tuition studentships available. The closing date for these is the end of April. You can also apply for a small grant to support your postgraduate research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||-||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2018||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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