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Sonic Arts MMus

Course Description

The programme prepares you for a career in creative industries in artistic, commercial and academic areas where creative approaches to sound are in demand, offering you a comprehensive overview of sonic arts.

Semester 1
Composing with Sound

Music Research Seminar Series
Introduction to Visual Culture and Theory
Art and Business
The Museum Idea
Northern Worlds

Semester 2
Electroacoustic Composition: the Voice and the Machine
Sound Design for New Media

Words and Music
Contemporary European Opera
Locations and Dislocations: the Role of Place in Literature
Curating an Exhibition
Developing A Theory of Practice: :Learning and Museum
Northern People and Cultures
Roads: Mobility, Movement, Migration
Cultural Property Issues, Law, Art and Museums
Oral Traditions

Semester 3
Research Project in Sonic Arts

Visit the Sonic Arts MMus page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles

International Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from:
African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen

Value of Scholarship(s)



Scholarships are available in January and September
You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme
You must be a full time international student
You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies

Application Procedure

Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer.
Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

Second class Honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject. IELTS Academic (6.5), TOEFL iBT (90), PTE Academic Overall (62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (176)

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