Music MMus

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Perth (Scotland)

Price on request

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  • Course
  • Perth (Scotland)

The MMus Music will introduce you to the fundamental principles of either research in popular music or composition for film, TV and media. It provides unique and creative approaches to musicology and composition, valuing intellectual curiosity and musical diversity. The course will help strengthen your ability to utilise independent learning whilst developing original and creative responses to problems and current complex issues. You will have the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of your chosen pathway in musical study and practice. Special features The course offers the option to specialise in either: MMus Music (Popular Musicology) or MMus Music (Composition for Film, TV and Media) You will gain the key skills and expertise to enable you to make an effective contribution to the creative industries

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Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
Crieff Road, PH1 2NX, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

PgCert PgCert Music: Popular Musicology Core module: Contemporary Musicology: Issues and Analysis Option modules: Popular Music: Gender and Sexuality Popular Music: Power and Politics PgCert Music (Composition for Film, TV and Media) Core modules: Composition Techniques for Film, TV and Media Arranging, Orchestration and Film Scoring MMus To achieve the award of MMus Music (Popular Musicology) you must complete a dissertation. For the MMus (Composition for Film, TV and Media) you will complete a major project. PgDip PgDip Music: Popular Musicology Core modules: Contemporary Music Journalism Research in Context: External Engagement Option modules: Highland Voices - Music and Song Film, TV and Media Musicology PgDip Music (Composition for Film, TV and Media) Core module: Composition in Context: External Engagement Option modules: Music Business for Film Composers Film, TV, and Media Musicology Contemporary Post Production Sound Design