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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     King's College London
  Music, Culture and Politics     Cardiff University
  Music (Historical Musicology)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Ethnomusicology     SOAS, University of London
  Songwriting and Production     University of South Wales
  Critical and Experimental Composition     University of Leeds
  Composition     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music (Composition)     University of Oxford
  MBA for Music & Creative Industries     Henley Business School
  Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology)     University of Southampton
  Music     University of York
  Popular Music     University of Chester
  Music Engineering and Production     University of South Wales
  Musicology     Cardiff University
  Music (by research)     University of York
  Dance Philosophy and History     University of Roehampton
  Music - including composition and performance (MPhil)     Bangor University
  Music     University of Salford
  Sonic Arts     University of Sheffield
  Sound Design     University of Edinburgh
  Music (Musicology)     University of Oxford
  Design in Sound for the Moving Image     The Glasgow School of Art
  Applied Psychology of Music     University of Leeds
  Composing for Film and Television     University of West London
  Advanced Music Technology     University of West London
  Music Technology (by research)     University of York
  Instrumental Performance     Birmingham City University
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Musical Composition     University of Birmingham
  Traditional Music of the British Isles     University of Sheffield
  Critical and Applied Musicology     University of Leeds
  Sonic Arts     University of Aberdeen
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Sacred Music     Liverpool Hope University
  Music (Popular Music Research)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Arts: Music     University of Liverpool
  Music Technology, Sonic Arts and Composition     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music: Electroacoustic Composition/Sonic Art     University of Birmingham
  Music Composition     University of Nottingham
  ...     ...


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