MA Composing for Video Games

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Full time & Part time September, January MA 12 months full time, 24-36 months part time
Computer Science (8) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Are you passionate about music and video games? The MA Composing for Video Games programme is your ticket to becoming a video game composer. This exciting course equips you with the skills to create fully interactive music using industry-standard software. You'll learn to compose music for various game genres, from puzzle games to action-packed adventures. Our experienced tutors, who have worked on blockbuster games like Rise of the Tomb Raider and Mass Effect 3, will guide you through the modules. Whether you have an undergraduate degree in music or real-world experience, we have options for everyone. Join us and unlock your potential in the booming game music industry.

About the course

Game music is one of the fastest expanding areas of media music. Composing for Video Games will prepare you to enter the industry as a video games composer. This course will give you all the skills you need to compose and implement fully interactive music using industry standard middleware like FMOD and Wwise. You will be given the space and support to develop as a composer, finding your voice and raising your production and composition to the next level.

Course Details

This course prepares students to go into the industry as video game composers, assistant composers or as a member of an audio team.

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Entry Requirements

Ideally, applicants will have an undergraduate degree in music. However, there is an option for those who do not have a degree, taking into account real-world work experience of making music, and non-degree professional development courses. Get in touch for more information.

We also expect you to have good knowledge of one Digital Audio Workstation. You need to write music fluently and productively. Your demos should be of good quality and we are happy to listen to your music and give you an opinion on this before you apply - so get in touch!



If you want to find out more about how we can help you with your course payments, just get in touch. If you are a resident of the UK, you can apply for a loan through the Student Loans Company.

For those outside the UK, you will pay the equivalent fee in your home currency.

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