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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Creative Arts & Design (9) Engineering (12)

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The Experimental Sound Practice MA is a dynamic and innovative programme designed for individuals passionate about sound and its creative applications. This one-year full-time course, also available part-time, offers a unique opportunity to explore a diverse range of disciplines, including notated compositions, sound art, music theatre, and more. Led by expert staff with specialisms in various areas such as concert music and improvisation, you will gain practical knowledge in audio/video technology, working with instruments and performers, and bringing your creative work to life. Entry requirements include a Second Class Honours degree or equivalent experience in music or sonic art. Join this forward-thinking programme and shape the future of sound.

About the course

This course is for those undertaking creative work involving sound, including notated or recorded compositions; improvisations; sound art; visual art with a sound component; music theatre; performance art; installations etc. It includes studies in technique; repertoire; artistic ideas; working with instruments and performers; audio/video technology and practical issues in bringing your creative work to performance.

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Entry Requirements

In order to be permitted to proceed to the MA in Experimental Sound Practice, a candidate must hold a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or higher, and demonstrate experience in the creation of music or other sonic art.

All applicants will be required to submit a portfolio of sound-based creative work in whatever form is suitable (musical scores, recordings, videos, computer programmes, documentation of Sound Art installations etc.) and may also be required to attend an interview with members of the programme team.




Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €6,450
EU Fee (Part-time): €3,295

Non EU Fee (Full-time): €17,000

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Where will I study?

Where is University College Cork

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At UCC, we understand there is more than one way to achieve your goals which is why we are committed to making quality university education accessible to everyone. UCC specialises in preparing both domestic and international students for successful university study by offering a number of scholarships to enable suitably qualified students to undertake full-time study towards a university degree. Selection is based on academic merit, previous experience as well as research potential.

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Eligibility

A long list of opportunities for both domestic and international applications, as well as travel funding for current students, can be found on this site. As students may be eligible for more than one scholarship or bursary, we encourage them to explore the website and submit multiple applications if applicable.

Application Procedure

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