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   Inklusive Musikpädagogik   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  Musicology   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Music Industries   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Musicology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Music   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Historically Informed Performance Practice   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Sound Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Musikwissenschaften   comprehensive profile   Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
  M.A. Musiktherapie   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Acoustics and Music Technology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Music Production     Leeds Beckett University
  Performing Shakespeare     Bath Spa University
  Psychology of Music     University of Sheffield
  Music (Historical Musicology)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music: Mixed Composition     University of Birmingham
  Ethnomusicology     SOAS, University of London
  Sound and Music Computing with Industrial Experience     Queen Mary University of London
  Sound Arts     Oxford Brookes University
  Music (MPhil)     University of Liverpool
  Music Performance     Kingston University
  Music     University of York
  Sound Design     Leeds Beckett University
  Music Therapy     Anglia Ruskin University
  Music: Open Pathway without Performance     University of Birmingham
  Composition for Film/Television     University of West London
  Environmental Management (Waste, Energy, Water, Oil and Gas)     The Glasgow School of Art
  Making Performance     Edge Hill University
  Composing for Film and Television     Kingston University
  Orchestral Performance (Strings)     Birmingham City University
  Music (by research)     University of York
  Music     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music Production     University of Derby
  Music     Keele University
  Music: Open Pathway with Performance     University of Birmingham
  Critical and Experimental Composition     University of Leeds
  Composition/Electroacoustic Composition/Sonic Art     Bangor University
  Performance Practices     De Montfort University
  Jazz     Birmingham City University
  Performance (Work-Based Learning)     University of West London
  Sound and Music Computing     Queen Mary University of London
  ...     ...
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