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MusM Composition (Instrumental and Vocal) - School of Arts, Languages and Cultures - The University of Manchester
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MusM Composition (Instrumental and Vocal)
Develop professional skills in practical music making for a range of careers in music composition.

MusM Composition (Instrumental and Vocal) / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
Master of Music
Duration
12 months full-time; 24 months part-time.
Entry requirements
Applicants should hold a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree, or its overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject (normally Music, or with music as a substantial component of the programme). In some circumstances (i.e. applicants with a scientific background or experienced professionals in the composition field), we may consider appropriate alternative routes to entry.

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How to apply

For references, please email the following link to your referees:

References for master's applications

They will submit your references directly to us and we will add them to your application.

Please use the Online Application Form  to apply. Once you register, you can search for the course to which you wish to apply and upload the required supporting documents towards the end of this process.

Course options

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Course overview

  • You're looking for a master's with a strong focus on practical music making
  • You want the flexibility to develop your own compositional and research interests and develop your personal voice
  • You want to gain professional skills through collaborating, rehearsing and networking with professional musicians

Scholarships/sponsorships

Each year, the School offers a number of bursaries set at Home/EU fees level, open to both Home/EU and international students. Details of the funding process can be found on the School's funding page  where you can also check details of subject specific bursaries.

The Faculty of Humanities Loyalty Bursary offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a 1st within the last three years and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2016 entry.

See also   the University's postgraduate funding database   for more funding opportunities, including the latest information on the new Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
PG Taught Admissions
Telephone
0161 275 0322
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/music/
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