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
  Music   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Sound Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Inklusive Musikpädagogik   comprehensive profile   Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  Acoustics and Music Technology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Musicology   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Musikwissenschaften   comprehensive profile   Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
  Music Technology     Birmingham City University
  Composition     Bath Spa University
  Music (Research)     Newcastle University
  Education - Music     Liverpool Hope University
  Music for the Moving Image     Leeds Beckett University
  Music Therapy     University of South Wales
  Music (MPhil)     University of Liverpool
  MBA for Music & Creative Industries     Henley Business School
  Music in Development     SOAS, University of London
  Performing Shakespeare     Bath Spa University
  Music Performance     Kingston University
  Music: Open Pathway without Performance     University of Birmingham
  Creative Practice     Liverpool Hope University
  Performance Practices     De Montfort University
  Film, Media And Music     Staffordshire University
  Music Teaching in Professional Practice     University of Reading
  Music Composition     University of Nottingham
  Music (Composition)     University of Oxford
  Orchestral Performance (Strings)     Birmingham City University
  Music     University of Salford
  Performance     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music Performance Practice     University of Birmingham
  Performance     SOAS, University of London
  Sacred Music     Liverpool Hope University
  Musicology     Durham University
  Sound Design     Leeds Beckett University
  Songwriting     Bath Spa University
  Environmental Management (Waste, Energy, Water, Oil and Gas)     The Glasgow School of Art
  Music: Musicology     University of Birmingham
  Conducting (Choral or Orchestral)     Birmingham City University
  Music     The Open University
  Composition     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Music     Kingston University
  Musicology     University of Manchester
  ...     ...

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