MFA Media Composition and Orchestration

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Full time & Part time September, January Other, MA 2 years full time / 3-4 years part time
Communication & Media Studies (7) Computer Science (8) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Are you a composer with a passion for scoring music for film, TV, and games? Look no further than our MFA Media Composition and Orchestration programme! This comprehensive course will equip you with the essential skills needed to become a fully trained composer in the media industry. From live orchestral scoring to sound design and hybrid compositional techniques, you'll explore a wide range of styles and learn how to produce professional-quality demos. Our experienced tutors, who have worked on major films and games, will provide individual feedback and guidance. Whether you have an undergraduate degree or real-world music experience, we have options for you. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to kickstart your career in media composition! Contact us today for more information.

About the course

This course is for composers looking for a comprehensive preparation for a career scoring film, TV and games, and you will tackle both the compositional and orchestration skills crucial to be becoming a fully trained composer for film and tv.

You will learn to work in almost every sector of the media using a range of compositional techniques from live orchestral scoring to sound design and hybrid compositional techniques. Your course includes a live orchestral session with a professional film orchestra.

During this comprehensive Master of Fine Arts degree course, you will cover the skills taught in both our Orchestration for Films, Games & Television and Professional Media Composition degree courses.

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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 expect you to have good knowledge of your Digital Audio Workstation. You need to write music fluently and productively. You should also be able to produce sheet music of your work and have a decent understanding of music theory. We can give you an opinion on your work 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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