Master of Music
You want to know everything about Music? From history to technology, this Masters covers it all!

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
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These universities and colleges provide such Masters degree:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   MA Popular Music Practice     BIMM Institute
  Musicology   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  Music   comprehensive profile   University College Dublin
  M.A. Musiktherapie   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Sound and Music Computing with Industrial Experience     Queen Mary University of London
  Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology)     University of Southampton
  Musicology     University of Sheffield
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Music: Global Popular Musics     University of Birmingham
  Pathways: Musicology, Composition, Performance     University of Hull
  Music Performance     University of Nottingham
  Music Education     Kingston University
  Music Teaching in Professional Practice     University of Reading
  Musicology     University of Glasgow
  Psychology of Music     University of Sheffield
  Arts of Asia and Africa     SOAS, University of London
  Composing for Film and Television     University of West London
  Music     Oxford Brookes University
  Musicology     Birmingham City University
  Jazz     Birmingham City University
  Music (MPhil)     University of Liverpool
  Audio Engineering     Leeds Beckett University
  Music: Performance Practice     University of Birmingham
  Music     University of Liverpool
  Music: Mixed Composition     University of Birmingham
  Music Technology     Leeds Beckett University
  Music (by research)     University of York
  Music Industry Studies     University of Liverpool
  Composition/Electroacoustic Composition/Sonic Art     Bangor University
  Dance Philosophy and History     University of Roehampton
  Performance (Work-Based Learning)     University of West London
  Sonic Arts     University of Sheffield
  Music Performance     Kingston University
  Composition     Bath Spa University
  Music     SOAS, University of London
  Music, Mind and Brain     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music (Research)     Newcastle University
  Music (Research)     University of Bristol
  Songwriting and Production     University of South Wales
  Traditional Music of the British Isles     University of Sheffield
  ...     ...


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