The Department of Music a world leader in creative, practical and scholarly approaches to music.
Your application should be accompanied by:
- a sample of recent written work in English on a relevant topic, previously submitted as part of a Music course (at least 1,500 words)
- a recent composition and/or a recorded audition on CD/DVD/YouTube or similar
Choosing your modules
The list below is indicative of the type of module which may be available during your study period. Not all modules are available to exchange and visiting students.
If you want to study two modules in any term, your second module must be Combined Practical Studies for Visiting Students 1 or 2. Due to timetable clashes, you cannot choose any other combination of modules.
You will be contacted by the Department during early August or early December (depending on your start date) to discuss your module choices.
Undergraduate and postgraduate English language requirements
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
You should hold an undergraduate degree in Music or related subject.
Our courses will give you an idea of the modules we run:
- MA Music:
- Solo Voice Ensemble
- English Church Music
- Performance Practice
- Vocal Studies
- Music Psychology
- Piano Studies
- MA Music Education
- MA Music Production
- MA Community Music
You can study in our department for the following periods:
- Full academic year
- Autumn Term only
- Autumn/Spring (combined)
- Spring Term only
Examination and assessment
Assessment is mainly by assignment submitted via the VLE. Performance based projects usually require a performance based assessment.