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Music - PgDip/PgCert/MA


Oxford Brookes University School of Arts

Full time & Part time September MA, PgDip, PgCert Full time: MA:12 months, PGDip: 8months, PGCert: 4 months; Part time: MA: 24 months, PGDip: 3 semesters, PGCert: 2 semesters

About the course

Our MA in Music offers advanced training in either musicology or composition. The modular structure allows you to pursue a broad generalist programme or to specialise in a particular area of your choice.

Within the field of musicology, you can direct your studies towards one or several of the following:

  • music in nineteenth-century culture
  • opera studies
  • popular music studies
  • film music.

The composition pathway provides a practice-based contemporary composition curriculum. It encourages you to push the boundaries of your practice and develop a voice as an engaged and creative composer.

This course is unusual in combining a rigorous academic education with the opportunity to acquire vocational skills through our innovative Professional Experience module. You take up work placements with a wide

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Entry Requirements

For UK students, a good honours degree, minimum 2:1 (not necessarily in Music).

For EU/International students, a qualification equivalent to a good honours degree.

If you do not meet the standard entry requirement it may be possible to consider your application based on evidence of other relevant personal and professional experience, the support of your referees and examples of written work.

If your first language is not English, then an English language level of IELTS 6.5 is required with 6.0 in each component.

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