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Specialisations and contents of a Master of Music

If you are interested in following the Masters programme in Music, you need a university degree in a similar field of study and a classic instruments training. The study usually combines music performance, own compositions, and conducting or teaching.

You study music history, music therapy, music pedagogy, and music technology – representing the four building blocks of your study. Moreover, the universities support your instrumental performance to a greater or a lesser extent depending on the specialisation you choose. In any case, the Master of Music takes two years to completion.

To be accepted at universities or colleges of music, you need to pass an entrance test. Due to the great variety within the Masters programmes itself, be aware which aspects you plan to focus upon.

Career Options after the perfection of the Masters programme in Music

The degree prepares you to be a professional performer, conductor, composer, and teacher. You can find several employments in the following exemplary fields:

  • Concert and cultural management
  • Professional musician
  • Music therapist
  • Teaching of music
  • Researcher in the field of musicology

These universities and colleges provide such Masters degree:

    study programmes     universities
  Music: Musicology pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Critical Musicology pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Open Pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Musical Composition (Research)   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Instrumental/Vocal Composition pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: British Music Studies pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Performance Practice pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Early Music pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Choral Conducting pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music Performance Practice (Research)   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Musicology (Research)   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Music: Performance pathway   comprehensive profile   University of Birmingham
  Musicology     Birmingham City University
  Music Technology     Leeds Beckett University
  Music Education: Instrumental and Vocal Teaching     University of York
  Music     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music     University of Edinburgh
  Ethnomusicology     Cardiff University
  Creative Practice     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Digital Music and Audio Production     Bournemouth University
  Instrumental Performance     Birmingham City University
  Music Production     Staffordshire University
  Ethnomusicology     Durham University
  Music Technology     Birmingham City University
  Performance Practices     De Montfort University
  Music in Development     SOAS, University of London
  Performing Shakespeare     Bath Spa University
  Musicology     Cardiff University
  Music, Culture and Politics     Cardiff University
  Master of Philosophy     The University of Sunderland
  Music     Kingston University
  Music     University of York
  Performance     Cardiff University
  Music (Research)     King's College London
  Sonic Arts     University of Sheffield
  Critical and Experimental Composition     University of Leeds
  Sound and Music for Interactive Games     Leeds Beckett University
  Performance     SOAS, University of London
  Music (Musicology)     University of Oxford
  Music     University of the West of Scotland
  ...     ...


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