Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) - MA


University of the West of Scotland    Master's courses in Creative Industries

Full time & Part time September, January MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Business & Management (5) Creative Arts & Design (9)

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Are you passionate about music and looking to take your skills to a professional level? Our MA in Music (Songwriting/Sound Production/Industries) offers a personalised learning experience tailored to your interests. With a strong focus on research and industry relevance, this programme equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in your chosen specialism. Whether you're interested in songwriting, sound production, or the music industries, we have the perfect option for you. Our state-of-the-art facilities and placement opportunities with live projects will give you real-world experience. Entry is open to those with a minimum lower second Honours degree or equivalent, and professional experience is also taken into consideration.

About the course

Our MA Music framework provides a broad range of personalised learning experiences underpinned by professionally relevant research and enterprise that is strongly aligned to: Songwriting, Production and Music industries. The masters will deepen your expertise in the authorship, production and distribution of popular music. The following pathways exist:

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Entry Requirements

We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.

Entry to the MA is open to those with an Honours degree (minimum lower second - 2:2) or equivalent.

Applicants may gain entry to the course where significant professional or other experience is demonstrated and deemed appropriate to the level of study.

Entry is subject to interview and presentation of a satisfactory professional portfolio only.




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Chidozie Obi-okoye

I had a head full of ideas and a heart full of passion for success. The MA Music: Innovation and Entrepreneurship provided the practical and academic knowledge to turn my ideas into scalable businesses.

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