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MA in Music (Composition)


Course Description

The core of the programme comprises a research methods course designed to prepare students fully for academic research in musicology; a compositional techniques course facilitating the development of advanced techniques; and a triple-weighted composition portfolio. The final 30 points can be taken from another Master’s module or two undergraduate modules offered by Music or another department.

Core Modules:

•Research Methods and Resources
•Compositional Techniques
•Dissertation

Optional Modules:

Either:
•New Orientations in Theory and Musicology

OR:
•Two 20 credit modules from the Undergraduate curriculum

OR:
•A 30 credit postgraduate module from another Department with approval from the Director of Postgraduate Studies.

Visit the MA in Music (Composition) page on the Durham University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:1 in Music or a related discipline

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