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Comments about MA in Composition - At the institution - Belfast - Belfast - Belfast - Northern Ireland
The MA in Composition is a specialist degree designed to further the technical and creative skills of student composers.
Entrance Requirements Normally a 2:1 degree in Music with evidence of sufficient background in composition. Additional Information for International Students Minimum English language requirements – IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 575 or equivalent.
MA in Composition
The course consists of three required single modules – Research Methods, Words and Music, Set Works Post 1945 – and a double module, Composition Portfolio.
A further single module from the MA in Music or the MA in Sonic Arts is selected in consultation with the pathway convenor – Single Composition is an option.
A mixture of seminar presentations and written or analytical/compositional projects for the single modules; a portfolio of compositions for the double module.
AHRC, British Academy, limited university funding.
Opportunities for Careers
Freelance composer, media, arts administration, teaching, further postgraduate study.