Master of Music
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Master of Music

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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
  M.A. Musiktherapie   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Music (Research)     University of Bristol
  Music     Kingston University
  Music: Open Pathway without Performance     University of Birmingham
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Music Production     University of Derby
  Music - including composition and performance (Research)     Bangor University
  Music Industry Management and Artist Development     University of West London
  Sound and Music for Interactive Games     Leeds Beckett University
  Composing for Video Games     University of Chichester
  Music     University of West London
  Music, Culture and Politics     Cardiff University
  Performance     Bangor University
  Music     Newcastle University
  Music (Contemporary Music Studies)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Composition     Bath Spa University
  Music Technology     Leeds Beckett University
  Music Therapy (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music (MPhil)     University of Liverpool
  Music     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music Technology, Sonic Arts and Composition     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music     University of Aberdeen
  Music     King's College London
  Master of Philosophy     The University of Sunderland
  Music and the Creative Economy     Kingston University
  Composition     University of Sheffield
  Contemporary Curatorial Practice     University of Lincoln
  Music     University of Salford
  Music Theatre     University of Sussex
  Music and Sonic Media     University of Sussex
  Production of Popular Music     Kingston University
  Music: Global Popular Musics     University of Birmingham
  Film, Media And Music     Staffordshire University
  MBA for Music & Creative Industries     Henley Business School
  Music     Keele University
  Music (Research)     King's College London
  Music Therapy     Anglia Ruskin University
  Psychology of Music     University of Sheffield
  Music     University of Sussex
  Musical Composition     University of Sussex
  ...     ...
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