Composition (MMus)

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  • Objectives
    To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in professional music composition or a PhD in composition.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements:
    A first or upper second class Honours degree, or equivalent is usually required. Suitable for graduates in Music, or experienced composers with relevant qualifications.

    In addition, applicants should supply evidence of appropriate skills in written and spoken English (usually via a score of 570 on TOEFL (230 on computer based marking) or band 6.5 on IELTS) and, if relevant, foreign language skills.
  • Academic title
    Composition (MMus)
  • Course description
    Course Description:
    This programme is designed to enable students to pursue their own compositional interests under close supervision and guidance and to equip composers with a variety of techniques and practical experience.

    You take five modules in Stage 1 which, once successfully completed, is followed by a Composition Portfolio in Stage 2. For the pattern of part-time study in Stage 1, please consult the School.

    Further details of the modules in this programme are available from the School.

    Stage 1

    -Study Skills
    -Composition 1
    -Repertoire Studies
    -Either Advanced Instrumentation or
    -Conducting and Ensemble Direction
    -Composition 2

    Stage 2

    -Composition Portfolio

    Special features:
    -Excellent opportunities for performance of student works.
    -Study with internationally regarded professional composers.
    -Composers' Workshops with BBC National Orchestra of Wales and other ensembles.

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