Experimental Sound Practice

Experimental Sound Practice

Friday, 31 May 2019, 5.00pm

The MA in Experimental Sound Practice is a one-year full-time course, involving both taught components and a portfolio of independent, supervised creative work, totaling 90 credits.

The programme can also be taken part-time over 24 months (by day).  The course structure for part-time students would be subject to agreeement with the Department of Music.

Students take 90 credits as follows:

MU6100 Expanded Instrument Systems (10 credits)
MU6101 Digital Music and Media Composition (10 credits)
MU6102 Composing in Real Time (10 credits)
MU6103 Sound Art (5 credits)
MU6104 Composing with Field Recordings (5 credits)
MU6105 Experimental Music (5 credits)
MU6031 Sound Studies and Musicology (5 credits)


10 credits (1 x 10 credit or 2 x 5 credit modules) selected from all modules available to final year, undergraduates or postgraduates studying Music.  In special circumstances, students may be able to select courses offered by other departments which they have not previously completed.  The selection of courses is undertaken in consultation with the student’s mentor; those selected should be complimentary to those already being studied elsewhere in the programme and offer the student a significant addition to their skillset that is pertinent to the overall aims of the degree.  Module selection should take place in consultation with the student’s mentor and the host department of the module. Module choice may be constrained by timetabling and capacity factors.

Part II 
MU6024 Portfolio (30 credits)

For further details visit the link below.


Published on 26 January 2019

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