University of Surrey
This programme is designed to develop your individual compositional style and technique through tutorial guidance and opportunities for performances, workshops and recordings. Various stylistic and generic strands can be pursued individually or in combination, including jazz, music for screen and multimedia, contemporary music for the concert hall and computer sound design. You will take two compulsory research training modules followed by a combination of composition-related options. Having completed the Postgraduate Diploma stage of the programme, you will progress to Masters stage and submit a composition folio. The programme provides ideal preparation for future research work at PhD level.
Example module listing: research training for practitioners A; research training for practitioners B; composition A; composition B; composition folio; studio techniques; performance A; conducting A; orchestral management 1; creative practice A; rock track poetics; African American music; historical performance practice; compositional techniques; contemporary issues in the cultural industries; English music from Elgar to Britten; synthesis and music programming; screen music studies; performance A; performance B; conducting B; orchestral management 2; digital music improvisation 2; Anglo Celtic song traditions; jazz studies 2; opera studies; baroque fugue in practice; applied music 2; musical theatre.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Master of Music - MMus||Full-time||September 2018||-||12 Months|
|Master of Music - MMus||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||GU2 7XH||South East|
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