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
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These universities and colleges provide such Masters degree:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   MA Popular Music Practice     BIMM Institute
  M.A. Musiktherapie   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Sound Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Musicology   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Acoustics and Music Technology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Musicology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Historically Informed Performance Practice   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Inklusive Musikpädagogik   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  Music Industries   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Music   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Film, Media And Music     Staffordshire University
  Music Education     Kingston University
  Music (Musicology)     University of Oxford
  Sonic Arts     University of Sheffield
  Music Composition     University of Nottingham
  Electroacoustic Music Composition     University of Manchester
  Sound Design     Leeds Beckett University
  Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship: Music Pathway     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music Technology, Sonic Arts and Composition     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music Technology (by research)     University of York
  Performance (Work-Based Learning)     University of West London
  Music     University of Liverpool
  Music: Musicology     University of Birmingham
  Production of Popular Music     Kingston University
  Community Music     University of York
  MBA for Music & Creative Industries     Henley Business School
  Music Therapy (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Performance     SOAS, University of London
  Education - Music     Liverpool Hope University
  Computer Music (Res.)     Plymouth University
  Musical Composition     University of Sussex
  Fine Art     Bangor University
  Musicology     Birmingham City University
  Musical Composition     University of Birmingham
  Music (Historical Musicology)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Instrumental Performance     Birmingham City University
  Music: Performance     University of Birmingham
  Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology)     University of Southampton
  Performance     University of Leeds
  Music Education: Instrumental and Vocal Teaching     University of York
  ...     ...

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