Creative Music Technology

Master

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Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Master

  • Methodology

    Online

  • Duration

    2 Years

The programme will equip you with the necessary skills within current technologies coupled by practical techniques to create a portfolio of new music using your computer music workstation. Supportive study modules will provide you with a working discipline, a sense of context and an aesthetic awareness in relation to your own music and that of others. You will develop confidence in embracing change, which is both inevitable and a driving force in Creative Music Technology.
Suitable for: Active musicians who are currently working within the music industry and are looking to develop their skills further in order to advance their professional career. It will extend to musicians worldwide, that can also now fully engage with this course without leaving home.

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About this course

Typical minimum entry requirements include an upper second class degree in music combined with experience of working within the music industry. Consideration will also be given to applicants who graduated within a different field but who are active musicians alongside their current employment. Applicants need to have significant experience working creatively with music technology resources and be fully comfortable and proficient with computers and the internet...

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Subjects

  • Music Technology
  • Music Industry
  • Technology
  • Industry
  • Music
  • Musical
  • Music Theory
  • Music Production
  • Music History
  • Material Technology

Course programme

This programme is delivered entirely on-line allowing you to continue with your existing commitments. The flexibility of this course means that consideration will be given to your personal circumstances and the modular nature will enable you to choose materials which match your area of interest.

You will have a designated tutor with whom you will have regular one-to-one tuition with focusing on your creative projects. This will be through either the exchange of music files and emails over the internet or by face-to-face tuition with web conferencing. Supporting study modules will be delivered through a combination of recorded video files downloaded or streamed on demand, text or interactive use of conferencing and forums. For many students, using a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will be a new experience and an induction module is designed to familiarise students by exploring its main features.

Course Features

The course comprises five compulsory core modules and three option modules chosen from a list of seven. All modules offer the opportunity to pursue individual musical interests.

Five Compulsory Principal Study Modules:

  • Induction
  • Creative Portfolio 1
  • Research Project
  • Creative Portfolio 2
  • Performance Module

Three Option Modules from:

  • Sound and Image
  • Music in the Mixed Environment
  • Desktop Publishing and Promotion
  • Community / Outreach Project
  • Aesthetics of Recording
  • Programming Computer Music Systems
  • Performance Practice

Entry Requirements

Typical minimum entry requirements include an upper second class degree in music combined with experience of working within the music industry.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who graduated within a different field but who are active musicians alongside their current employment.

Applicants need to have significant experience working creatively with music technology resources and be fully comfortable and proficient with computers and the internet.

For students whom English is not a first language are required to demonstrate a level of fluency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in the written component), TOEFL 550 (213 computer or 79-80 IBT).

Additional information

Career opportunities: Graduates of this ground-breaking course can expect to develop their creative music skills with the technology while also able to continue with their normal day-to-day activities. This will help them expand the scope of possibilities within their own chosen careers.

Creative Music Technology

Price on request