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

These universities and colleges provide such Masters degree:

    study programmes     universities
  M.A. Musiktherapie   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Music and Management     University of Leeds
  Music, Culture and Politics     Cardiff University
  Early Music     Bangor University
  Musical Theatre     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Music Therapy (MPhil)     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music: Mixed Composition     University of Birmingham
  Creative Practice     Liverpool Hope University
  Music, Mind and Brain     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Songwriting and Production     University of South Wales
  Music Psychology in Education     University of Sheffield
  Music for the Moving Image     Leeds Beckett University
  Songwriting     Bath Spa University
  Conducting (Choral or Orchestral)     Birmingham City University
  Music Education: Instrumental and Vocal Teaching     University of York
  Music Technology     Birmingham City University
  Audio Engineering     Leeds Beckett University
  Game Music and Audio     University of Chichester
  Music - including composition and performance (MPhil)     Bangor University
  Music (Ethnomusicology)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music     University of Nottingham
  Performing Shakespeare     Bath Spa University
  Sound and Music for Interactive Games     Leeds Beckett University
  Electroacoustic Music Composition     University of Manchester
  Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology)     University of Southampton
  Music     University of Liverpool
  Music Production     Leeds Beckett University
  Dance Philosophy and History     University of Roehampton
  Pathways: Musicology, Composition, Performance     University of Hull
  Instrumental Performance     Birmingham City University
  Music     Keele University
  Music Therapy     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music (Musicology)     University of Oxford
  Composition     University of Sheffield
  Music (Performance)     University of Oxford
  Musicology     Anglia Ruskin University
  Composition for Film/Television     University of West London
  Music Industry Management and Artist Development     University of West London
  Ethnomusicology     SOAS, University of London
  ...     ...


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