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
  Community Music   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
  Music Therapy   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
  M.A. Musiktherapie   comprehensive profile   Theologische Hochschule Friedensau
  Irish Music Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
  Irish Traditional Music Performance   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
  Music   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
  Ethnomusicology   comprehensive profile   University of Limerick
  Musical Composition     University of Birmingham
  Music Composition     University of Nottingham
  Digital Music and Audio Production     Bournemouth University
  Music Education: Instrumental and Vocal Teaching     University of York
  Performance     Bangor University
  Music (Research)     King's College London
  Musicology     University of Birmingham
  Music and Management     University of Leeds
  Music Industry Studies     University of Liverpool
  Electronic and Computer Music     University of Leeds
  Composition     Bath Spa University
  Music Technology, Sonic Arts and Composition     Anglia Ruskin University
  Sacred Music     Liverpool Hope University
  Music (Research)     University of Bristol
  Music (by research)     University of York
  Music: Performance Practice     University of Birmingham
  Creative Practice     Liverpool Hope University
  Music: Choral Conducting     University of Birmingham
  Music Education     Kingston University
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Music (Contemporary Music Studies)     Goldsmiths, University of London
  Making Performance     Edge Hill University
  Music: Open Pathway with Performance     University of Birmingham
  Sound and Music Computing     Queen Mary University of London
  Sonic Arts     University of Sheffield
  Musicology     University of Manchester
  Music: Musicology     University of Birmingham
  Music     University of Cambridge
  Composition for Film/Television     University of West London
  Music Therapy     University of South Wales
  Music: Global Popular Musics     University of Birmingham
  Computer Music (Res.)     Plymouth University
  ...     ...
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